On Monday, thousands of doctors and medical professionals took to the streets of Rajasthan’s Jaipur. According to an estimate, about 20,000 doctors, their family members, and people associated with the medical profession including medical shop owners took part in the rally which started from the resident doctors hostel ground of the SMS Hospital. Even days before the massive rally, several nursing homes and hospitals remained closed due to a general strike called by the doctors and other medical professionals. Several patients were stranded, surgeries delayed bringing a pressure on the state’s healthcare system. Now, All of these doctors and medical professionals belonged to or were related to Private hospitals in the state. They were protesting against the new Right to health bill brought by the Rajasthan Govt led by CM Ashok gehlot. Evemn the Indian Medical Association calling the bill Draconian observed Monday 27th march as Black day. The doctors across the private hospitals have demanded that the govt withdraws the bill. The Govt on the other hand, has refused to relent. So what exactly is the Right to health Bill? what are the provisions? why are Private hospital doctors protesting against it? Who gains and who loses from the new scheme? and How much this scheme means for Ashok gehlot who is eyeing for another term in the assembly elections, later this year?? Let’s talk about this in today’s video.
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