Protection for medical professionals: Has India done enough?

Bansal, Sakshat and Puthran, Gayatri (2021) Protection for medical professionals: Has India done enough? Economic and Political Weekly, 56 (10). pp. 54-60. ISSN 129976

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Following the COVID-19 outbreak, when the recovery of the nation is contingent on doctors and healthcare personnel risking their lives every day, we must examine whether there is an equitable quid pro quo in terms of receiving service and providing protection. The causes of the antagonism between patients and doctors leading to violence against medical professionals are highlighted, and the efficiency of the legislations enacted for the protection of medicare professionals in India is examined. Finally, recommendations to remedy the deficiencies are provided.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Health | Medical profession | Doctor-patient interactions | Doctors strike | Indian Medical Association | Medical negligence | Healthcare | Consumer protection act
Subjects: Physical, Life and Health Sciences > Health Policy
Physical, Life and Health Sciences > Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Health (Social sciences)
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Mr. Syed Anas
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2021 18:24
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2022 18:17
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