Nagpur: ‘There is no free and fair working environment,’ allege MARD doctors

A minor scuffle broke out between security guards and a mob at the Indira Gandhi Medical College (IGMC), Nagpur. The situation was chaotic as the mob got into a scuffle with Maharashtra Security Force guards. The ruckus was soon brought under controlled as the miscreants were caught and arrested

Nagpur: ‘There is no free and fair working environment,’ allege MARD doctorsIn yet another incident of senseless violence, a mob tried to forcefully enter into IMGC Nagpur on Tuesday evening at around 10 pm. The mob tried to deliberately attack the security personnel posted on duty at the gates of the institute. A case has been lodged against the hooligans and the accused have been arrested. […]

Uniform stipend to medical interns? Board of governors invites suggestions

The Board of Governors (BOG) which supersedes the Medical Council of India (MCI) took this decision and put out a notice stating the same. The move seeks to bring in parity in the pay of medical interns

Uniform stipend to medical interns? Board of governors invites suggestionsThe Board of Governors (BOG) superseding the Medical Council of India (MCI) is considering to amend the regulations for the payment of stipend to intern doctors. The move finally will bring smiles on the faces of thousands of medical interns across the country. The Board of Governors (BOG) have issued a public notice on January […]

MARD starts patients relief fund for poor patients

The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has started a patient relief fund for those who cannot afford the cost of the treatment

MARD starts patients relief fund for poor patientsThis fund has been started in Sion Hospital, and it will soon be implemented in state and civic-run government medical colleges across Maharashtra. The concept was started by the doctor to help the patient in their difficult times. It will also help reduce the cost of the financial burden that family has to bear. While […]

Mumbai: BMC to increase its health budget, civic hospital to soon turn into multi-specialities

Sixty per cent of the people in Mumbai, live in the Eastern and Western suburbs, and the peripheral hospitals are their lifeline. Many times the patient has to travel all the way to the major hospital, as appropriate facilities are not available in the peripheral hospital. Now with this new decision the BMC intends to convert peripheral hospitals into multi-specialty hospitals

Mumbai: BMC to increase its health budget, civic hospital to soon turn into multi-specialitiesThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is set to increase the health budget for the year 2019-20. The move aims at upgrading the peripheral hospitals to multi-specialty hospitals. This move will reduce the patients’ load on the major civic-hospitals, and the corporation can cater to a large number of poor and needy patients. The health budget […]

‘Provide us with security, or allow us to use guns,’ demand MARD resident doctors

About 10 to 15 relatives and friends of a middle-aged woman who died at Indira Gandhi Government Medical College (IGGMC), Nagpur on the morning of Wednesday, January 16 created a ruckus

‘Provide us with security, or allow us to use guns,’ demand MARD resident doctorsThey broke the window glasses of Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) and engaged in verbal abuse. They also hit the attendant who came for help of resident doctors on duty. Few days before, some people entered casualty of IGGMC Nagpur with swords in their hands. This is a serious breach of security on part of […]

Maha: Resident doctors turn fruits-sellers to protest against unpaid stipend issue

Over one thousand resident doctors from four medical colleges in Maharashtra are protesting against the government’s apathy. Resident doctors from Aurangabad Government Medical College have taken to the streets and have started selling fruits to mark their protest and draw attention in regards with their unpaid stipends

Maha: Resident doctors turn fruits-sellers to protest against unpaid stipend issueThe Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) are protesting over non-payment of stipend. Resident doctors from government medical college Ambajogai, Beed, Latur, Aurangabad, and Nagpur have joined the protest from Monday, December 24. In order to mark their protest, the resident doctors are wearing a black ribbon on their hands as a mark of solidarity. […]

MARD resident docs give an ultimatum to Maha govt over their demands   

The Central Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has written a letter giving intimation to Devendra Fadnavis, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra stating that they will go for a state-wide ‘Rasta-Roko’ agitation if their demands are not fulfilled before December 20

MARD resident docs give an ultimatum to Maha govt over their demands   The Central MARD is an association representing 4,500 resident doctors of the state. In a letter written to the Maharashtra CM, they have highlighted certain demands notice which are crucial for them. They have stated that these are long-standing demands which have still not been fulfilled The letter written by the organisation states, ‘We have […]

Maha: Resident doctors threaten to on strike due to unpaid stipend issue 

Resident doctors working in three government-run medical colleges in Maharashtra have not been paid their stipulated stipends since the past few months. This issue has mainly affected doctors working in the govt medical colleges of Nagpur, Nanded and Ambejogai (Beed district)

Maha: Resident doctors threaten to on strike due to unpaid stipend issue The resident doctors of three Government Medical Colleges in Maharashtra have threatened to go on strike. The Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has written a letter to the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) in regards with this issue. The resident doctors have given an ultimatum to the state government. They have stated […]

Maha: MARD demands fixing duty hours and remuneration hike

Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD), submitted a letter to the director, of DMER Mumbai on Saturday regarding fixing duty hours of resident doctors, asking for TB leave for resident doctors and increasing the monthly remuneration received by resident doctors of Maharashtra

Maha: MARD demands fixing duty hours and remuneration hikeThe organisation met additional municipal commissioner I Kundan and chief of medical I Kundan and chief of medical education department Dr Pravin Shingare to highlight these issues. The letter mentions that, “During double emergency it goes up to 24-36 hours at a time. There is no time to sleep and eat, no time to personal […]

Provide better facilities to civic and govt hospitals: Central MARD to Maha govt

The Central Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) have written a letter to the Maharashtra government, which puts forth their grievance on the recent spate of attacks on doctors working in government and civic-run hospitals in the state

Provide better facilities to civic and govt hospitals: Central MARD to Maha govtThrough the letter, the doctors have also addressed the issue of poor medical facilities and the shortage of medical equipment and essential medicines. The letter states that during times of medical emergencies doctors are blamed for the death of a patient and relatives allege medical negligence. The doctors themselves are constrained as adequate facilities are […]