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Indian Medical Association calls off protest after government agrees to discuss demands

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h6194 (Published 17 November 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6194
  1. Sanjeet Bagcchi
  1. 1Kolkata

Doctors in India have called off a demonstration (Satyagraha for a Healthy India) that was due to take place on 16 November after the government agreed to meet leaders to discuss their demands.

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has been calling for measures to stop violence against doctors for more than a year. The association said that over three quarters of doctors in …

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