The parliamentary panel on home affairs is batting for a healthcare regulator, something which has also been prescribed in the government's Economic Survey.
The panel led by Congress MP and former commerce minister Anand Sharma tabled its report on the government's COVID-19 management in parliament.
Rituparna Bhuyan reports that the panel has said that there is a need for a comprehensive Public Health Act to keep checks and balances for private hospitals.
The panel also talked about how this act is needed for checking black-marketing of medicines and product standardisation.
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