IMA Pune appeals to people to raise awareness on doctor’s attacks

IMA Pune has appealed housing societies and all non-medico professionals to support the protest in Pune. Institutions like the College of Engineering Pune (COEP), BITS-Pilani student Union from the city have showed support to the protest

IMA Pune appeals to people to raise awareness on doctor’s attacksIn a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata. As part of protest doctors in the country have launched a protest. Dharna/protest meetings is organised by the state units of IMA, a majority of government hospitals across India and […]

Central govt plans to re-introduce National Medical Commission Bill in Lok Sabha

The Central Government is planning to bring back the National Medical Commission Bill which aims to bring in huge reforms in the medical education sector in the first session of the new Lok Sabha on June 17, 2019. The National Medical Commission Bill (NMC) which was earlier introduced in December 2017 was terminated with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha

Central govt plans to re-introduce National Medical Commission Bill in Lok SabhaAccording to reports, after the formation of the new government in May 2019 the Union Health Ministry is planning to initiate the legislative process for which a fresh draft of the NMC bill will be put before the cabinet. According to officials, the draft of the National Medical Commission Bill is presently awaiting approval from […]

IMA establishes fact-finding committee to investigate Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has formed a committee to probe Dr Payal Tadvi’s case and bring out the truth by looking into the reasons for her suicide. The committee aims to look at the case in an unbiased manner free from prejudice. It will consider and evaluate all factors related to this case

IMA establishes fact-finding committee to investigate Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide caseAs a cohesive effort to ascertain the social and hierarchical dimensions and the dynamics inside the medical profession, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), a national voluntary organisation of doctors of the modern scientific system of medicine, today (June 3) constituted a fact-finding mission committee to evaluate the background situation and the critical factors that led […]

IMA Nagpur launches book to raise awareness on rotavirus

Rotavirus is a highly contagious virus. It is the most common organism that causes diarrhoea amongst children which may lead to hospitalisation and death

IMA Nagpur launches book to raise awareness on rotavirusThe virus accounts for 40% of hospitalisations due to diarrhoea amongst children in India. It is responsible for nearly 32.7 lakh outpatient visits, 8.72 lakh hospitalisation and 78000 death annually in India of which 59,000 occur in the first two years of life. There is no specific treatment for rotavirus diarrhoea. It can be prevented […]

‘Repeal PCPNDT Act,’ demands IMA

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) demands the repeal of the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994 (PCPNDT). The Indian Medical Association (IMA) demands a comprehensive review and reconception of the act

‘Repeal PCPNDT Act,’ demands IMAThe main purpose of enacting the PCPNDT Act is to ban the misuse the selection of sex selection techniques and prevent female feticides. The actual aim of the act is to arrest the declining sex ratio in India. The IMA believes that in spite of harsh implementation the law has miserably failed in restoring the […]

World Hypertension Day: Pune IMA to conduct hypertension test on PMPML drivers

Drivers running vehicles of local government and providing us transportation facilities are found to be one of the most stressed professionals. May 16 is World Hypertension Day

World Hypertension Day: Pune IMA to conduct hypertension test on PMPML driversOn this occasion, Indian Medical Association (IMA), Pune will be carrying out a special primary hypertension test of around 3,000 Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) drivers at eight major depots in Pune. Around 70 hospitals from the city will be lending a helping hand in this initiative. The life of the common people who […]

Nagpur: Policemen and other security personnel to receive CPR training by IMA

The Indian Medical Association (IMA), Nagpur branch, has resolved to train more than 12,000 policemen, traffic cops, home guards, and other personnel in uniform from the city in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during the course of this year

Nagpur: Policemen and other security personnel to receive CPR training by IMACPR is an emergency procedure followed to resume heartbeats of a person in case of cardiac arrest. By learning about the CPR, security personnel will not feel afraid in case someone suffers from a heart attack. They will become more confident in handling emergency situations. It will allow them to provide timely assistance to the […]

IMA to organise special programme this Women’s Day

Every year, Women’s Day is celebrated March 8 to honour their remarkable contribution to society. In this programme, there will be lectures by many stalwarts on self-defence, fitness, healthy eating, and stress management for a peaceful and happy life

IMA to organise special programme this Women’s DayGlobally, Women’s Day is celebrated March 8 every year in honour of their remarkable contribution to society. When a woman and doctor, i.e., Creator and healer come together, it will create a more civilized, happy, and peaceful society. Therefore, to commemorate International Women’s Day, this year, Indian Medical Association (IMA) Pune, in association with Pune […]

Mumbai: IMA to host conclave to highlight violence against doctors

As incidence of violence committed against doctors and in hospitals are on the rise. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) had decided to hold an international conference to bring this serious issue to the fore. The main theme of this event is ‘Zero Tolerance on Violence on doctors and Hospitals’

Mumbai: IMA to host conclave to highlight violence against doctorsHealthcare violence is now emerging to become a global phenomenon. Violence is demoralising both doctors and healthcare personnel. A done by the survey by the Indian Medical Association has shown that 72 per cent of doctors have suffered physical or verbal abuse in their career, at some point in time. The organisation will soon be […]