ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Protection for Medical Professionals

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.

Kerala: Kidney Trade

The fact that the Kerala chapter of the Indian Medical Association chose to gloss over the many irregularities in the kidney trade controversy and held the medical community and the hospitals involved to be blameless, only throws into glaring focus the state's dereliction of its duty in implementing the relevant law meant to ensure ethical practice.
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