The changes have been made in the National Medical Commission Bill passed by the Parliament from the version that was approved by the Cabinet.
Dr Gangadhar attended the IMA sponsored Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme held here on Sunday as a chief guest.
Earlier, officials of the Directorate of Medical Education held talks with the representatives of Andhra Pradesh Junior Doctors’ Association (APJDA).
Telangana junior doctors have called off their strike on Friday after holding talks with State Health Minister Eatela Rajender at the Secretariat on Friday.
IMA gives call in protest against ‘manhandling’ of a medico by police during protest in Vijayawada; minor scuffle took place between jr docs, patients at Kurnool GGH
The junior doctors were supported by Telangana Jana Samithi founder Professor M Kodandaram, and Tollywood actor Rajasekhar, who is a doctor himself.
The legislation provides for a common entrance examination for MBBS along with common counseling for all medical institutions in the country.
Vijayawada DCP-1 (law and order) V Harshavardhan Raju reached the spot and tried to disperse the doctors.
Hundreds of junior doctors across the city will be participating in a large-scale protest bringing together different resident doctor associations at Dharna Chowk on Thursday morning.
The bill proposes to replace the Medical Commission of India with a National Medical Commission to regulate all aspects of medical education, profession and institutions.
Demanding an apology from the Vijayawada DCP for slapping a medico, the junior doctors in Tirupati staged a sit-in near Alipiri and did not allow buses to ply to the hill shrine of Tirumala.
There is a huge skew in the distribution of doctors working in the urban and rural areas with the urban to rural doctor density ratio being 3.8:1.
In a release issued here, IMA State president D Srihari Rao, said that the NMC Bill 2019 is unacceptable to the medical fraternity across the country.
Between 1,500 and 1,700 patients are admitted in KGH, which has now come down currently to 1,200.
On July 31, Rajya Sabha cleared the bill that seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic, with certain amendments.