ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Unregulated and Unaccountable: Private Health Providers

The recent tragedy in the super specialty hospital in Kolkata shows that West Bengal Clinical Establishment Act, 1950 was not being effectively enforced and monitored satisfactorily for ensuring the safety of patients. The situation is similar in other states as well. In this context, it is important to review existing state legislations to bring them on par with the Clinical Establishment Act of 2010 with regard to the coverage and standards to be followed.



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