Govt sends controversial NMC Bill to the standing committee

On Friday, a bill for setting up a National Medical Commission that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) was introduced in the Lok Sabha by Union health minister JP Nadda. However, IMA opposes the bill. Today, the state government sent it to the standing committee

Govt sends controversial NMC Bill to the standing committeeToday, The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will observe a nationwide strike. The doctors will not be working from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. However, only emergency cases will be attended. The IMA has informed all the members across the country. Informing about the government’s decision in the Lok Sabha, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said, […]

2018: Simple health tips for a safe road trip

Road trips can be fun and rewarding if you take the time to prepare for the road ahead. Being willing to go with the flow if traffic hits, weather changes, or you feel as if you need a break can make a big difference, too. So pack, prepare, and don’t forget to wear your seat belt!

2018: Simple health tips for a safe road tripThere is a real pleasure in driving long distances. Even on today’s congested roads; the freedom, the sense of adventure, the sheer joy of the road unfolding before you. But without proper planning, your adventure could turn into a nightmare. Taking care of your health on the road is a key aspect of travel. Here […]

‘Our next step is indefinite strike’, warns IMA

There has been a tussle between government and the doctors regarding the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. The NMC Bill isn’t a good one according to the doctors and the IMA is strongly opposing it. Owing to which, the MBBS students are protesting at Azad Maidan, The IMA is holding General Body Meetings (GBM) at their offices across Maharashtra. Also, the IMA conducted a press conference regarding the same at Juhu in Mumbai

‘Our next step is indefinite strike’, warns IMAToday, The Indian Medical Association is observing a nationwide strike. As per the IMA, the National Medical Commission bill is anti-poor, anti-people, non-representative, undemocratic and anti-federal in character. “National Medical Commission (NMC) in the present form is not acceptable to us,” said a statement by Dr Parthiv Sanghvi, State Secretary, IMA. The doctors will not be […]

Association of DNB doctors will not participate in the nationwide strike

Today, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) begins its nationwide 12-hour-strike. The Doctors will observe this day as ‘black day’. But, the association of the Diplomate in National Board (DNB) doctors with its 30,000 plus members who heartedly welcomes the bill is not participating in the nationwide 12-hour-strike

Association of DNB doctors will not participate in the nationwide strikeThe press release issued by Dr Sapna Singh, The President Association of DNB Doctors says, “Apart from DNB equivalence and equality we have a concern which we would like to discuss with the authorities.” The press release states that the NITI Ayog and Ranjit Roy Chaudhary committee recommendations clearly asked for merger of National Board […]

Know why doctors are opposing the NMC Bill

Today, The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will observe a nationwide strike. As per the IMA, the National Medical Commission bill is anti-poor, anti-people, non-representative, undemocratic and anti-federal in character. Owing to which, the MBBS students are protesting at Azad Maidan. The IMA is holding the General Body Meetings (GBM) at their offices across Maharashtra. Also, the IMA will hold a press conference in the morning

Know why doctors are opposing the NMC BillThe doctors will not be working from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. However, only emergency cases will be attended. The IMA has informed all the members across the country. The MBBS students are protesting at Azad Maidan. The IMA is holding the General Body Meetings (GBM) at their offices across Maharashtra. Also, the IMA will […]

NMC bill: 12-hours nationwide strike of doctors begin

Today, the the Indian Medical Association (IMA) begins its nationwide 12-hour-strike. The Doctors will observe this day as ‘black day’. There has been a tussle between government and the doctors regarding the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. The NMC bill isn’t a good one according to the doctors and the IMA is strongly opposing it. Owing to which, the MBBS students will protest at Azad Maidan. The IMA will hold meetings at their offices across Maharashtra. Also, the IMA will hold a press conference in the morning

NMC bill: 12-hours nationwide strike of doctors beginToday, The Indian Medical Association will observe a nationwide strike. As per the IMA, the National Medical Commission bill, is anti-poor, anti-people, non-representative, undemocratic and anti-federal in character. “National Medical Commission (NMC) in the present form is not acceptable to us,” said a statement by Dr Parthiv Sanghvi, State Secretary, IMA. The doctors will not be […]

Powai: 3 dead, 2 injured in a crane accident

India is committed to reduce the number of road accidents. However, road safety levels have taken a serious hit with the country witnessing one of the highest growth rates of vehicles in the world and rapid urbanisation over the years

Powai: 3 dead, 2 injured in a crane accident  A Report on Road Accidents in India 2016, published by Transport Research wing under Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, has revealed that more people died on roads accidents in India last year, as compared to the number of deaths in 2015. As per the data cited in the report, the […]

Cancer survivor beat all odds, rises to new heights

While dealing with cancer would be traumatic for anyone of us, Kanika Tekriwal dealt with this hard phase in her life, by focusing on creating her own business. This is a cancer survivor who never lost her drive in life. And made use of the most traumatic time in her life to write her own success story

Cancer survivor beat all odds, rises to new heightsCancer in today’s time is one of the most heard of diseases. But to be on the table with your doctor, sitting on the other end, breaking the news wouldn’t be a very pleasing thing for anybody. Kanika Tekriwal, CEO and Cofounder of JetSetGo, an aviation company, made sure that she was going to take […]

Health Secretary launches the allied health professionals database portal

Today, Preeti Sudan, Secretary, Health and Family Welfare launched the Allied and Healthcare Professionals’ database portal, as part of Ministry’s commitment to ensure better systems and frameworks for the healthcare workforce in the country. She added that this portal is a provisional measure taken by the Ministry to track and reach out to all the allied and healthcare professionals in the country till such a time that a statutory body is established

Health Secretary launches the allied health professionals database portalAt the launch, Ms Sudan, said that India enjoys a demographic dividend of more than 65 per cent youth below the age of 35 years and the government is eager to provide the country’s youth a strong foundation for continued and sustainable growth. She stated that the country is facing increasing burden of lifestyle diseases […]

Know why the Indian Medical Association will observe black day?

The Indian Medical Association declares January 2, 2018, as a Black Day for Medical Practitioners

Know why the Indian Medical Association will observe black day?Here’s why: This Bill is anti-poor, anti-people, non-representative, undemocratic and anti-federal in character. “National Medical Commission (NMC) in the present form is not acceptable to us,” said a statement by Dr Parthiv Sanghvi, State Secretary, IMA. The following are the main objections of IMA to NMC Bill:  NMC is a pro-private management bill paving the way for widespread corruption. […]