Indian Medical Association writes to PM against his remark on Indian doctors

Updated:7 months, 3 weeks ago IST

New Delhi/London/Maharashtra, Apr 22 (ANI): The Association of Medical Consultants (Mumbai) and Indian Medical Association (IMA) wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing disappointment over his remarks in London where he had highlighted malpractices of doctors and had also said doctors attend conferences abroad to promote pharmaceutical firms. PM Modi had said, “You must have seen that doctors conduct their conference in different countries which is not because there are patients there but because to promote their pharmaceutical companies.” On the PM’s remarks National President of IMA said, “We are all saddened by PM Modi's remarks on Indian doctors. Issues like medicine prices are in hands of the Government not us. We humbly request the PM to reconsider his remark. ”

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