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Doctors protest against rules 'dishonouring' Indian treatments

DNMUM249452 | 7/11/2012 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :358 | Health

The protest was held in Shivaji Chowk on July 10 to criticise some rules of the Clinical Establishment Act

The Navi Mumbai branch of the National Integrated Medical association (NIMA) staged a protest in Shivaji Chowk, Vashi, on July 10, to condemn the Clinical Establishment Act. Members of the Homoeopathic Integrated Medical Practitioners Association of Maharashtra (HIMPAM) also joined the nationwide protest saying there were several problems they were facing and wanted to inform policy makers about.
The Clinical Establishment Act has laid down rules that doctors need to follow before setting up a clinic. Dr Surendra Shah, who runs a clinic in Vashi, said, "As per the act, every dispensary should have a minimum space of 450square feet. Besides, a nurse must be present at the clinic during working hours."
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