New Delhi: May 14, 2010
The Bill for regulating clinical establishments to ensure safer health practices will be passed by Parliament in the coming Monsoon Session, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has said. The Bill will ensure safer health practices by regulating clinics and nursing homes across the country, he added. Stating that patients' safety is the casualty in over-burdened public health institutions, the minister said the passing of the bill will be a step in rectifying the situation. Speaking about other initiatives in the direction, he said a national policy for infection control and patient safety was being formulated by the health ministry to promote safe practices in the health sector.
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