Why isn’t there a central act to curb doctors attacks? SC asks Centre

The Supreme Court on Friday, September 6, issued a notice to the union government and the health ministry. The notice has been issued in connection with a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed over the increasing assaults on doctors in India

Why isn’t there a central act to curb doctors attacks? SC asks CentreThe Supreme Court in stern words, has asked the union government, ‘Why there is no central law against doctors assaults in India?’ Attack on doctors and medical professionals in India are increasing day by day. Recently, a retired doctor, offering voluntary services in Assam was lynched to death by the patient’s relatives. The most prominent […]

‘Only one conviction in nine years under Maharashtra Medicare Act,’ states IMA

The Association of Medical Consultants (AMC) has expressed solidarity with the doctors in West Bengal and supports the Indian Medical Association on its one-day strike

‘Only one conviction in nine years under Maharashtra Medicare Act,’ states IMAThe Association of Medical Consultants in a statement, said, ‘We are shocked by the horrific violence against doctors in West Bengal and the total lack of response from the state government. We strongly condemn the lack of security of doctors, a problem which has now become endemic and is threating to shake the roots of […]

Maha: Resident docs threaten to go on indefinite strike from Monday

The Resident doctors from government medical college of Latur and Ambajogai, have threatened to go on indefinite strike from April 8. As many as 1000 resident doctors from four government medical colleges have not been paid their stipend for the past several months

Maha: Resident docs threaten to go on indefinite strike from MondayThe Resident doctors from government medical college of Latur and Ambajogai have threatened to go on indefinite strike from April 8. The doctors have given the ultimatum and the notice of the strike to the administration of the medical college. As many as 1000 resident doctors from four government medical colleges in Maharashtra have not […]

NMC Bill: ‘The struggle will continue,‘says IMA

The Indian Medical Association’s (IMA) call for action was responded very well to by doctors across the country today. The withdrawal of non-emergency services affected patients in almost all major states, especially in tier 2, 3, 4 cities and towns

NMC Bill: ‘The struggle will continue,‘says IMAIMA National President Dr Ravi Wankhedkar claimed moral victory over the government.  “IMA’s call against the NMC Bill has generated awareness in doctors community and understanding amongst common people.  Many ordinary people identified themselves with the cause for which the doctors were fighting. ‘The struggle will continue’,” Wankhedkar said. He added, “Actually withdrawal of non-emergency […]

Maharashtra intern doctors call-off strike

The medical interns have called off their strike after the meeting with Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan on Tuesday June 19. The intern doctors will resume work from Wednesday onwards

Maharashtra intern doctors call-off strikeA total of 2,300 intern doctors were on strike since the past seven days Their demand is to raise their pay from existing Rs 6,000 to Rs 11,000. Intern doctors across 18 medical colleges had participated in the strike. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Gokul Raka, General Secretary of the Intern Doctors Association […]

Intern doctors pay raise issue to be sorted out in two months: Girish Mahajan 

Intern doctors from Maharashtra have been on a strike since June 13. Their demand is to raise their pay from existing Rs 6,000 to Rs 11,000. The Medical Education Minister has assured that this issue will be sorted out within two months

Intern doctors pay raise issue to be sorted out in two months: Girish Mahajan 2,300 Intern doctors from 18 medical colleges across Maharashtra are on indefinite strike since June 13. The doctors are protesting against the government, in order to raise their stipend from Rs 6,000 to Rs 11,000. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Medical Education Minister, Girish Mahajan said, “Within one-and-half to two months’ time, after consulting […]

Pune: Intern doctors arrange blood donation camp to lodge protest

Around 2,300 intern doctors across the 18 medical colleges in Maharashtra have called for an indefinite strike, but BJ Medical College’s students have decided to take a different route to observe their strike. They decided to arranged a blood donation, this shows that even though they are on strike they have not forgotten about the patients they serve

Pune: Intern doctors arrange blood donation camp to lodge protestDr Ketan Deshmukh, one of the interns at BJ Medical College and Joint Secretary with the Association of Medical State Interns, said, “ We wanted to do something innovative. We did not arrange a protest march but decided to do something better this time. A protest rally does not help us much. So we decided […]

After resident doctors, now medical teachers’ body gives ultimatum

MMTA, which was supporting the resident doctors’ protest on the rising assault on doctors across the state, had earlier given 48 hours deadline stating that if the demands are not met, they will resign from their post

After resident doctors, now medical teachers’ body gives ultimatumThe resident doctors’ strike may be over, but the Municipal Medical Teachers Association (MMTA) has ensured the demands of the resident doctors on security is met in reality by the administration at the earliest by setting a new ultimatum. MMTA, which was supporting the resident doctors’ protest on the rising assault on doctors across the […]

Maha doctors call off strike, resume duties

The decision to end the protest was made late last night after several rounds of meetings held individually at medical colleges after High Court rapped them. CM Devendra Fadnavis assured that all their demands will be fullfilled at the earliest

Maha doctors call off strike, resume dutiesEnding their five-day-long protest on rising assaults on doctors in the state, resident doctors from 14 medical colleges in Maharashtra resumed work at 8 am today. The decision to end the protest was made late last night after several rounds of individual meetings were held in medical colleges after High Court rapped them and CM […]

IMA calls off strike after HC rap, but will resident doctors resume work?

Bombay HC had rapped the resident doctors as they didn’t obey the court orders. HC has directed the state to carry out punitive action if the striking doctors don’t resume their duties

IMA calls off strike after HC rap, but will resident doctors resume work?Indian Medical Association (IMA), Maharashtra, has called off doctors’ strike in the state, after meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday (March 24) afternoon. At least, 40,000 doctors, along with medical teachers, medical interns, pathologists and radiologists associations, had gone on indefinite strike to support protesting resident doctors. “IMA had a successful talk with […]