Delhi resident doctors to march on Parliament to protest against NMC Bill

Government hospitals in the capital are likely to take a massive hit, as resident doctors attached to government hospitals have threatened to withdraw all service from Thursday, August 1. To draw attention to the lapses in the NMC Bill, the resident doctors and students will be carrying out a morcha towards the Parliament

Delhi resident doctors to march on Parliament to protest against NMC BillThe Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) will go on strike. The patients are likely to suffer due to the strike called on by resident doctors The face-off between doctors and government on the issue of National Medical Commission Bill has spread across the nation. With resident doctors attached […]

Delhi resident docs threaten strike, demand changes in NMC Bill 

Resident doctors attached to government hospitals in Delhi have threatened to go on strike from Thursday, August 1. Their demand is to incorporate certain provisions as an amendment to the NMC Bill

Delhi resident docs threaten strike, demand changes in NMC Bill Government hospitals in the capital are likely to take a massive hit, as resident doctors attached to government hospitals have threatened to withdraw all service from Thursday, August 1. The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) has given a notice to the administration regarding the proposed strike. The patients […]

Delhi: FORDA and RDA AIIMS doctors stage protest against NMC Bill

The doctors of Federation of Resident Doctors Association (FORDA) and Resident Doctors Association (RDA) AIIMS have staged a protest on Tuesday, July 30, against the NMC Bill which was passed in the Lok Sabha yesterday

Delhi: FORDA and RDA AIIMS doctors stage protest against NMC BillThe doctors have shown up to work wearing black badges as a mark of protest. A joint press conference will also be conducted by the associations to raise their voice against the bill. An emergency meeting of representatives of FORDA & RDA AIIMS New Delhi was held today at Dr RML Hospital to decide the […]

What is National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019 about?

The Bill seeks to replace the Indian Medical Council, which was taken over by the government earlier in the month, for better development and regulation of medical education, medical profession and medical institutions in India

What is National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019 about?Reasons of corruption were given to repeal MCI, it has been alleged that process under MCI regulate medical colleges was flawed. There are several new provisions have been introduced in this bill. Bill has introduced a new entrance exam called National Exit Test (NEXT) for the students of MBBS. A section of medical fraternity is […]

Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019  

After seven hours of discussion and debate in the lower house of the parliament. The Lok Sabha has finally passed the long-pending National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019. The opposition was against various clauses of the bill. Meanwhile, the doctor MP’s had supported this bill with a few suggestions which they felt were necessary

Lok Sabha passes National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019  Genuine concerns over the National Medical Commission Bill have been addressed and the legislation will be one of the biggest reforms, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said in Lok Sabha on Monday, July 29. Moving the bill for consideration in Lok Sabha, Dr Vardhan said it seeks to put in place a new structure […]

Doctor MP’s support NMC Bill, seek clarity on National Exit Test

The doctor MP’s in Lok Sabha have come out in favour of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill but have also raised insightful questions regarding the uncertainty of doctors who fail to clear the National Exit Test (NEXT). The members want to know about what will the eligibility of such candidates be and what would it mean for the future

Doctor MP’s support NMC Bill, seek clarity on National Exit TestIt has been a tumultuous day of sorts in the Lok Sabha after the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha by Union health minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan. The doctors from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) took to the street in Delhi to protest against the NMC Bill. More than 5,000 […]

Opposition parties unanimously oppose NMC Bill in Lok Sabha

As the debate regarding the fate of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill rages in the Lok Sabha. The opposition has put up a united front in opposing the Bill  

Opposition parties unanimously oppose NMC Bill in Lok SabhaThe Lok Sabha has taken up the National Medical Commission Bill for consideration and passing. The Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan tabled National Medical Commission Bill in Lok Sabha, on Monday, July 29. The opposition members during the debate unanimously opposed the provisions of the NMC Bill. The Bill provides for setting up of […]

Govt tables NMC Bill in Lok Sabha amidst protest from IMA doctors

Today in Delhi, in Front of AIIMS Hospital, roughly more than 5,000 doctors and medical students against NMC Bill Road blockade in front of Delhi AIIMS in protest of 'Black' NMC Bill which will be placed today at Parliament. The police came to handle the protestors

Govt tables NMC Bill in Lok Sabha amidst protest from IMA doctorsIndian Medical Association (IMA) and medical students on Monday, July 29, launched a huge protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. The protest has been launched in Delhi, where more than 5,000 doctors and student have gathered for the protests. The Indian Medical Association has alleged that NMC Bill is anti-poor. As the union […]

Dr Harsh Vardhan introduces NMC Bill in the Lok Sabha

The amended NMC Bill was approved by the union cabinet on Wednesday, July 17. The Bill is set to replace the Medical Council of India, and ushers comprehensive reforms in medical education. It was introduced in the lower house of the Parliament on Monday, July 22 

Dr Harsh Vardhan introduces NMC Bill in the Lok SabhaThe new Bill has the provision for making national standards in medical education uniform The Bill, introduced by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, also seeks to repeal the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill which seeks to replace the 63-year-old Medical Council of India (MCI) to reform the medical sector in […]

Mental health: 110 insurance products covering mental illness in India, informs finance minister

Indians now have 110 insurance products to choose for their mental health ailments. Responding to a query in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the insurance regulator has approved 110 such products since August 16, 2018. It is mandatory for insurance companies to offer covers for mental illnesses

Mental health: 110 insurance products covering mental illness in India, informs finance ministerThe Mental Healthcare Act 2017 came into force from May 29, 2018. This Act mandates every insurer to ensure medical insurance for mental health ailments. Law had said that this would be similar to the regular health insurance available for physical illnesses. On July 15, Member of Parliament (MP) from Jalandhar, Santokh Singh Chaudhary raised […]
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