The Ministry of Health had issued an advisory asking all necessary measures to be taken to ensure patient healthcare and emergency services to run smoothly.
IMA Hubballi unit president Dr G B Sathoora said outpatient departments will remain closed on Tuesday.
Speaking to International Business Times India, IMA National President Dr Ravi Wankhedkar and Secretary Dr RN Tandon claimed the government was trying to manipulate the MCI with the NMC Bill. Doctors protested in parts of Delhi, Tamil Nadu and Odisha, as well.
Parthiv Sanghvi of Indian Medical Association says that the central government has left us with no option but to call it a "black day" in the history of medical profession. The new National Commission Bill includes the bridge course proposal which would enable alternative medicine practitioners to practise allopathy from medical universities which is equal to MBBS course.
"It removes all the regulations before starting a medical college".
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It has also proposed that specific educational modules or programmes for developing bridges across the various systems of medicine and promotion of medical pluralism, can be done with the approval of all the members present in the joint sitting. "85 per cent Government fixed fees in private Medical Colleges", said the statement.
Bill, which was tabled at the Indian parliament last week, is likely to come up for discussion on Tuesday. Therefore, about 3 lakh doctors from the private and government hospital of the country will be on strike today.
He said the bill should be submitted before the selection committee for scrutiny.
The IMA dubbed the bill anti-people and anti-poor and warned that it will make way for more corruption in the field in its current form. "Moreover the new norms will allow any foreign doctor to practice in India without any restriction as it does away with the screening test for foreign medical graduates", he said.
The bill also allows private colleges to decide fee for 60 per cent of the seats; it is 15 per cent now.