Kerala doctors to join nationwide strike against National Medical Commission Bill

Vastavam web: Doctors in Kerala will go on strike tomorrow as part of a nationwide protest against various provisions in the Centre’s proposed National Medical Commission Bill.As part of the stir, doctors belonging to the Indian Medical Association in all hospitals would go on a dawn-to-dusk 12-hour strike, IMA State Prsident E K Ummer said in a statement here.The doctors also planned to take out a march to the Raj Bhavan here as part of their protest.The bill has provisions that would adversely affect the health sector and medical education in the country, he alleged.