‘We are sitting outside AIIMS and we will not work’

Today, AIIMS resident doctors marched to Parliament in protest against National Medical Commission Bill. AIIMS Resident Doctors Association (RDA) termed the bill as anti-poor, anti-people and unacceptable to doctors and medical students in its present form. So, AIIMS and Safderjung Hospital are jointly calling a complete shutdown of work

‘We are sitting outside AIIMS and we will not work’AIIMS is opposing the bill in to and wants immediate removal of contentious issues from the bill. National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill is anti-poor, anti-people and is not at all acceptable in its present form. Primarily the issues are: Bridge course to register in evidence based medicine. National Licentiate Exam (NLE). Government regulation of only […]

NMC Bill: AIIMS resident doctors to march at parliament on February 6

Student Union (SU) and RDA AIIMS has requested all medical students, healthcare professionals and common people to join a peaceful protest march from AIIMS to parliament of India on February 6, against the NMC Bill

NMC Bill: AIIMS resident doctors to march at parliament on February 6AIIMS is opposing the bill in toto and wants immediate removal of contentious issues from the bill. National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill is anti-poor, anti-people and is not at all acceptable in its present form. Primarily the issues are: Bridge course to register in evidence based medicine. National Licentiate Exam (NLE). Government regulation of only […]

‘Obesity and malnutrition are substantial public health issues’

Today, Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India, graced and addressed the 45 th convocation of the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, he said, it is for you to ensure that healthcare indices for the entire population reach acceptable levels during our lifetime. This is how the battle against polio, and earlier smallpox, was fought and won. Those victories must inspire us and spur us to a healthier India in all its dimensions

‘Obesity and malnutrition are substantial public health issues’Pointing out the shortage of doctors in our country, the President said that doctors need help in the form of more colleagues. And this is where we need a new regulatory system to enhance availability of doctors and medical professionals in our society. In the absence of this, the work-load on our doctors is very […]

NMC Bill row: AIIMS doctors invite JP Nadda for a debate

The AIIMS Resident Doctors' Association (RDA) wrote to JP Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and invited him for an open debate on the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill

NMC Bill row: AIIMS doctors invite JP Nadda for a debateThe National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017, which was approved by the Union Cabinet on December 18, is to set up a new and transparent system of regulating healthcare.  However, Indian Medical Association (IMA) opposes the bill. It says that the newly introduced bill is flawed then the old one. Informing about the government’s decision in […]

NMC Bill: ‘If our demands are not met, we will protest’

After much hue and cry over the National Commission Bill which was sent to the standing committee for recommendations. On Monday, the AIMS doctors discussed it in detail. Here are the highlights of the discussion

NMC Bill: ‘If our demands are not met, we will protest’The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2017, which was approved by the Union Cabinet on December 18, is to set up a new and transparent system of regulating healthcare.  However, Indian Medical Association (IMA) opposes the bill. It says that the newly introduced bill is flawed then the old one. Informing about the government’s decision in […]

AIIMS doctors to discuss NMC Bill on Monday 

After much hue and cry over the NMC bill which has now been sent to the standing committee for recommendations. The doctors at AIIMS are set to discuss this bill on Monday and thereby invite all people from the medical fraternity to partake in this discussion

AIIMS doctors to discuss NMC Bill on Monday A letter was sent out to all healthcare professionals by AIIMs, New Delhi, in regards with the controversial NMC bill. It stated that, ‘as we all know the NMC bill was referred to the standing committee under the chairmanship of Ram Gopal Yadav, on January 01, 2018 to submit a report in the budget session […]

AIIMS doctors to PM: ‘Be a doctor for a day’

On Sunday, in a letter to Modi, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) urged the PM Narendra Modi to understand the tremendous pressure on doctors at government hospitals due to the poor infrastructure and misbehaviour of patient’s kin during emergency situations

AIIMS doctors to PM: ‘Be a doctor for a day’Resident doctors of AIIMS backed protests by their counterparts in Rajasthan for higher pay and promotions, and asked PM to ‘live their life for a day’ to understand their stress. The AIIMS Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) wrote to the PM on Sunday and urged him to understand the pressure on doctors at government hospitals due […]

Ayurveda day: PM Modi inaugurates All India Institute of Ayurveda in (AIIA)

On the occasion of National A yurveda Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) at Delhi, on Tuesday. The institute has started working to facilitate patient care, research and bridging the breach in the scientific information about quality, safety and usefulness of ayurveda products

Ayurveda day: PM Modi inaugurates All India Institute of Ayurveda in (AIIA)PM Modi inaugurated the first ever 200-bed ayurveda hospital on the lines of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. “There is a strong need to integrate traditional and modern systems of medicines. This ayurveda hospital, which is like AIIMS, is equipped with most advanced technologies needed to treat patients,” he said. […]

A simple ankle massage given by mother, leads to death of a 23-year-old Delhi man

The deceased had injured his left ankle while playing badminton on September 15 last year after which a cast was placed to immobilise the leg. The cast was removed a month later, but he had developed a clot, which ultimtely lead to his death due to the massage

A simple ankle massage given by mother, leads to death of a 23-year-old Delhi manIn an unfortunate event, a 23-year-old man, who developed deep vein thrombosis (DVT) following an ankle injury while playing badminton on September 15 last year, died after his mother massaged his leg to ease the pain. This serves as a cautionary tale the next time you decide to get a massage done to relieve that […]

In a nutshell: Health related highlights of Union Budget 2017

Apart from two new AIIMS hospitals proposed in Jharkhand and Gujarat in the budget, the government also aims to eliminate leprosy and tuberculosis in near future

In a nutshell: Health related highlights of Union Budget 2017Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented Union Budget 2017-18 in Lok Sabha today (February 1). My Medical Mantra exclusively gets you the health related announcements made in the budget in a nutshell: