K’taka medical act draft rules watered down, biased towards private hospitals: Activist

Health The draft rules are “like a collaboration with the private medical establishments”, said one public health expert. Reshma Ravishanker The draft rules of the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Act have now been put on the public domain. This comes following a review meeting with the stakeholders. Health activists strongly believe that the draft... Continue Reading →


Draft KPME rules watered down: activists

KARNATAKA Draft KPME rules watered down: activists Afshan Yasmeen BENGALURU, FEBRUARY 24, 2018 23:16 IST Rules show importance of private sector participation in State’s healthcare, say private doctors The draft rules of the controversial Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Act, that have been put up on the public domain, again have health activists up in... Continue Reading →

Regulation is crucial

Deccan Herald Link Himanshu M, Dec 1 2017, 1:27 IST The proposed amendment to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishment Act, 2007, has brought into focus the fault lines between the government and private medical establishments. Citing public interest, the government has sought to regulate quality and prices in the private sector and protect patients from... Continue Reading →

Karnataka: Residents want state government to pass KPME amendment without dilution

IndiaToday Link The Residents claim that political parties are more interested in supporting private hospitals rather than the rights of patients. Nolan Pinto | Posted By: Neha Vashishth Bengaluru, November 21, 2017 | UPDATED 16:23 IST A +A - Photo: PTI After a truce between the state government and the doctors was hammered last week, now residents belonging to various... Continue Reading →

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