NMC bill: IMA yatra to be flagged off on February 25

As the doctor-patient relationship is at its worst point, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has planned an IMA Yatra and IMA Cycle Rally.  Public meets will be addressed by IMA leaders where people will be informed regarding IMA’s ‘Pro-People’ fights, issues of fraternity making healthcare a difficult zone for people

NMC bill: IMA yatra to be flagged off on February 25Dr Ravi Wankhedkar, IMA, President, said, “The Medical fraternity is going through a turbulent phase. Many issues and government decisions are creating negative impact on fraternity and healthcare of the country. Doctor-patient relationship and the trust on fraternity is all-time low.” IMA yatra will witness the entire leadership of IMA moving across the country. Each […]

‘Include the patients representatives in Clinical Establishment Act committee’

To implement the Clinical Establishment Act in state, a committee has being formed. This committee does not include representatives of NGOs working for the rights of the patients. In order to include patients right representatives in the committee, Jan Arogya Abhiyan has written a letter to Dr Mohan Jadhav, the Chairman of the Clinical Establishment Act committee

‘Include the patients representatives in Clinical Establishment Act committee’Soon, the Clinical Establishment Act will be implemented in Maharashtra. For this, the state government has appointed a committee under the leadership of Dr Mohan Jadhav, joint-Director, Directorate of Health Service. Representatives of private hospitals, Indian Medical Association, pathologists and representatives of Hinduja, Ruby, Nanavati hospitals and SRL Diagnotics have been included in this committee. […]

Budget 2018: Modi govt announces world’s largest health protection scheme

Today, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget 2018,announced a National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) providing health insurance worth Rs 5 lakhs to 10 crore poor families

Budget 2018: Modi govt announces world’s largest health protection schemeHere are some of the key highlights from the FM’s speech: Jaitley said NHPS is expected to benefit 50 crore people across India and called it’s as the largest government-funded health insurance scheme to be implemented anywhere in the world. Health and wellness centres to bring healthcare closer and more accessible to people. Only a […]

‘Develop hospital management system of global standards,’ Kejriwal to health officials

Hospital Management Systems of International Standard focus on efficient and accurate administration of finance, improved monitoring of drug usage, and the study of effectiveness and use of modern technology

‘Develop hospital management system of global standards,’ Kejriwal to health officialsDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday directed officials to work on developing a hospital management system of global standards. A tweet by Kejriwal mentioned that, “Directed Health Dept. today to develop most modern hospital management information system of international standards to integrate all Delhi government hospitals, Mohalla clinics and polyclinics.” Doctors from Maharashtra have […]

NMC Bill: ‘If our demands are not met, we will protest’

After much hue and cry over the National Commission Bill which was sent to the standing committee for recommendations. On Monday, the AIMS doctors discussed it in detail. Here are the highlights of the discussion

NMC Bill: ‘If our demands are not met, we will protest’The 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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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

New Year doesn’t sound like a ‘happy one’ so far. With IMA planning to go on a 12-hour-strike tomorrow, there is a lot of anxiety about what will be the next. This ‘black-day’ is to mark protest against the proposed NMC Bill

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