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Corona and the Ordinance to save Health Care Workers from violence : Beliefs and Disbeliefs Adv. ROHIT ERANDE. ©

Corona and the Ordinance to save Health Care Workers from violence : Beliefs and Disbeliefs
Adv. ROHIT ERANDE. ©
Introduction : The Corona epidemic became pandemic in very short time and to control the same Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. In India the Doctors, Nurses etc., along-with Police personnel etc are the frontline soldiers who are fighting this war against Corona. However the Doctors at one hand continue to perform relentlessly round the clock and save human lives, instead of receiving bouquets , started receiving brickbats as the token of their services and suddenly incidents of violence against Doctors, Nurses etc, increased. As sadly,  attacks on Doctors has become the common phenomena of healthcare system in India, but this time the water was rising above its level and as a result the IMA called for nation wide protest on 22nd April, 2020. But in between a high-power committee meeting held Hon. Home Minister Shri. Amit Shah and IMA and on 22nd April through video conferencing, U…

Finally ( ?) a Central Law to curb menace of violence against Doctors. Much awaited good news for Medicos. . - Adv. ROHiT ERANDE

Long pending Good news for Health Care Workers. No more violence against Doctors. : In these days of Covid-19,  Doctors are risking their lives to save us, but sorry to  say that some people are  not mature enough to treat the doctors and the incidents of violence against Doctors is at its peak.  The Following message is loud and clear :
At all other places : If you are sneezing, having cold, fever, then don't come to us.. But.... In Hospitals, Drs. And Nursing Staff : If you are sneezing, having cold, fever, then please come to us immediately..
Thus IMA gave the ultimate and finally Home Minister Shri. Amit Shah and others had high power meeting today and the Govt. has decided to amend the age old Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and the ordinance has been passed to protect the healthcare workers from attacks and the key features are as under as briefed by Union Minister Shri. Prakash Javdekar. : 1. Attack on Health-care workers shall be treated as Cognizable and Non-bailable.  2. Investigatio…