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 row: NITI Aayog says doctors supported, IMA differs

On Wednesday, in an extensive interaction with economists and experts on ‘Economic Policy- the Road Ahead' in Delhi, the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill was discussed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While briefing about the meeting, Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog said, the NMC Bill was supported by all the experts including the doctors. But as per IMA this is factually wrong

NMC Bill row: NITI Aayog says doctors supported, IMA differsThe 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 […]

No cross pathy: Homeopaths extend support to IMA

After the introduction of the National Commission Bill (NMC) Bill in the parliament by replacing the existing MCI, the Indian Institute of Homeopathic Physicians has written a letter to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Andra Pradesh and Telangana, stating that they are against the proposed Bridge course

No cross pathy: Homeopaths extend support to IMAThe Indian Institute of Homeopathic Physicians support the concern of the IMA as far as the bridge course is concerned. The Indian Institute of Homeopathic Physicians is against the proposed the Bridge course for Ayurveda doctors as it will not serve any purpose for the national health. This course will open a Pandora’s Box for […]

NMC Bill: ‘Our dreams will be unfulfilled’

The MBBS Students protested at the Azad Maidan against the NMC Bill. As per the students, they fear that their dream of becoming doctor will be crashed

NMC Bill: ‘Our dreams will be unfulfilled’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. Owing to which, today, The Indian Medical […]

‘More doctors should be included in the council committee’

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. It was told that there will be 25 members in the council committee for the doctors. 20 members are elected by the government and 5 members are the doctors. But, as Dr Ajoykumar Saha, treasurer, IMA-Mumbai, more doctors should be included in the council committee

‘More doctors should be included in the council committee’The MBBS students protested against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill at Azad Maidan. The MBBS from the LTMG Sion Hospital, Nair Hospital, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals and KEM Hospital participated in the strike. The strike began at 8:00 am in the morning. The MMBS students had put up black ribbons. “National Medical Commission […]

NMC Bill: IMA withdraws strike

Today, The Indian Medical Association was observing a nationwide 12-hour strike. 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. Today, the state government sent it to the standing committee. However, the IMA has withdrawn the strike

NMC Bill: IMA withdraws strikeThe IMA conducted a press conference at their office in Juhu, Mumbai. While, the MBBS students protested at Azad Maidan. IMA conducted the General Body Meetings (GBM) at their offices across Maharashtra. Informing about the government’s decision in the Lok Sabha, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said, “Those who opposed the bill demanded that the bill should be sent to the standing committee.  The […]

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, […]

‘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 […]
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