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DNA Edit: Savaging the saviour – Violence against doctors rocks healthcare quarter again


At least 19 states have passed laws criminalising violence against doctors. However, the Centre is yet to enact a law at the national level whereby bail can be granted only by a judicial magistrate

Violence against doctors , ANI

The nationwide strike to protest the attack on a doctor in Kolkata has brought back to centre stage the increasing menace of violence against doctors and the healthcare establishment. Indian Medical Association (IMA), which had given the protest call, has revealed that 75% of doctors in India have faced violence at some point of time in their life, and most of it ...


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