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Hoardings erected to create awareness regarding medicare protection act

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Taking note of frequent incidents of assault on doctors and vandalism in hospitals, Sangrur chapter of Indian Medical Association today erected hoardings outside and inside Civil Hospital Sangrur to create awareness regarding Punjab Protection of Medicare Service Persons and Medicare Service Institutions (Prevention of Violence and Damage to Property) Act 2008.

Dr Amandeep Aggarwal, Chairman Action Committee cum legal cell of IMA Punjab said that IMA Punjab under the leadership of State President Dr Rajender Sharma had decided to erect such hoardings all over Punjab to spread awareness. Incidents of assault on doctors and vandalism in hospitals are increasing and association is seriously concerned about safety of its members, said Aggarwal.

Dr Navjot Kalra, Honorary Secretary of IMA Sangrur said that the association shall display similar hoardings in all private hospitals of the district too.

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