‘Doctors should devote their time in talking to patients’

Unfortunately, rural areas still do not have an adequate number of doctors and paramedical staff. We face an acute crunch of nursing staff as well. Due to non-availability of trained manpower, there is a disparity in the health services at urban and rural areas. Healthy Maharashtra should cover two major aspects: availability of specialised human […]

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IMA meets Prakash Javadekar to discuss biomedical waste disposal

The IMA members have asked the minister to lower the rates charged by biomedical waste plans or to run biomedical waste plans through the government. As patients are inadvertently affected due to this, as they have to pay these charges. My Medical Mantra Dr Anil Pachnekar, Vice President, Indian Medical Association, said, “At the moment, […]

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Maharashtra Medical Council launches online complaint web portal

On Wednesday, June 26, the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) under the Digital India Initiative of Government of Maharashtra, has launched the online complaint web portal at the hands of Minister of Medical Education of Maharashtra, Girishji Mahajan and in presence of Dr Shivkumar S. Utture, President (MMC), Dr Ajeet Gopchade, Vice-President and Sanjay Deshmukh, Registrar […]

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Fake degree: After suspending 20 doctors, MMC summons 53 more

After suspending 20 doctors with fake additional qualification degree, the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has now summoned 53 doctors for questioning. The doctors have been summoned on April 21, to submit their case.  The MMC while scrutinising the documents found that the additional degree documents submitted by the doctors are fake. According to MMC sources, there […]

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Know why your doctors won’t be available on January 2

This New Year doesn’t seem to be a very pleasing one for the modern medical doctors. 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 Indian Medical Association (IMA) has strongly been opposing it. Therefore, […]

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