Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission Bill 2019

The Lok Sabha has passed
the National Medical
Commission Bill 2019. The
Bill seeks to repeal the Indian
Medical Council Act, 1956. It
is aimed at providing a
medical education that
improves access to quality
and affordable medical
education.

The bill will also ensure the
availability of adequate and
high-quality medical professionals in all parts of the country besides
promoting equitable and
universal healthcare that
encourages community
health perspective