46 UPSC Civil Services Mains 2021 Questions asked from Civil Services Chronicle Hindi

National Commission For Allied & Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020

  • The Rajya Sabha on 16th March 2021 passed the National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020.
  • The Bill seeks to regulate and standardise the education and practice of allied and healthcare professionals.
  • It defines ‘allied health professional’ as an associate, technician, or technologist trained to support the diagnosis and treatment of any illness, disease and injury.
  • The Bill has a provision to set up the National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions.
  • Under the legislation, a provision has been made that no person is allowed to practice as a qualified allied and healthcare practitioner other than those enrolled in a State Register or the National Register.