Colombia: new bill proposed being debated in congress making medical malpractice, criminal offense

Posted on September 10, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Latin America Health, Politics

With the alarming numbers of death from medical malpractice in the country, is already beginning to debate a bill in Congress that would include this issue as a bailable offense.

This was announced by Senator Colombian Conservative Party, Juan Mario La Serna: ‘We want to prevent medical malpractice and obviously force the government to go looking for solutions to the problems of the health system (…) would be a bailable offense from 4-8 years, depending on how severe the case…Read Article

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