Statement of the Endocrine Society of India in Response to the Karnatak Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act 2017
The Endocrine Society of India has been appraised of the provisions of the KPME act 2017 to be introudced in Karnataka and is deeply concerned about the implications of this act to the practice of medicine in Karnataka. The ESI joins the Indian Medical Association and other professional organisations in registering its strong protest. Furthermore the ESI enjoins its members to honour the call given by the Indian Medical Association to wear black badges on 18/11/2017. The society will take necessary measures to support its members in Karnataka affected by the proposed bill. It will also appraise all members periodically of further measures as needed.