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Health dept gets notice

A day after Express carried a report on how the Health Department was under pressure to protect a doctor in Haveri who performed alleged unwarranted hysterectomies, Karnataka State Women’s Commission

Published: 08th March 2017 01:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th March 2017 06:34 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: A day after Express carried a report on how the Health Department was under pressure to protect a doctor in Haveri who performed alleged unwarranted hysterectomies, Karnataka State Women’s Commission has sent a reminder notice to the department asking for a report within 15 days.

Women’s panel chairperson Nagalakshmi Bai told Express, “I had sent a notice to the Health Department for an action taken report on February 12. They did not reply. After reading that the department is under pressure to shield the doctor, I have sent a reminder notice.”

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