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 […]

Ask these five important questions regarding your health before getting inked

Getting a tattoo may seem to be in trend or be a way of self-expression, but you should also know how it affects your health

Ask these five important questions regarding your health before getting inkedMost of us have contemplated getting a tattoo — from the design we want to the ink colour — as a means to highlight our self-expression. The decision to ink ourselves is difficult, and riddled with potential tattoo regret. Although we might’ve weighed a tattoo’s artistic and social merits, chances are we haven’t given the […]

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. […]

Nearly 386,000 children born worldwide on New Year’s Eve: UNICEF

This New Year, UNICEF’s resolution is to help give every child more than an hour, more than a day, more than a month — more than survival

Nearly 386,000 children born worldwide on New Year’s Eve: UNICEFPopulation burden seems to be exploding as we are entering 2018. Globally, over the half of these babies are estimated to be in 9 countries namely: India — 69,070 China — 44,760 Nigeria — 20,210 Pakistan — 14,910 Indonesia — 13,370 The United States — 11,280 The Democratic Republic of Congo — 9,400 Ethiopia — […]

‘Innovate by keeping in mind the socio-economic challenges’

PM Narendra Modi addressed Prof SN Bose’s 125th birth anniversary, at Kolkata, via video conference. He raised many important questions pertaining the health sector

‘Innovate by keeping in mind the socio-economic challenges’The healthcare ecosystem in India is at an inflection point. While the outlook for the healthcare industry is optimistic, there is a need to move towards an integrated healthcare delivery system. Addressing the Prof SN Bose’s 125th birth anniversary, at Kolkata, PM Narendra Modi said, many children in the tribal areas suffer from sickle cell […]