Maha: MARD doctors call off strike, resume duty

Doctors from around 16 colleges had withdrawn their services. The doctors were protesting against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill and increase of stipend amount The strike Pan Maharashtra Agitation involved more than 4,000 resident doctors from all over Maharashtra. The state government had also proposed to impose the MESMA Act over resident doctors if […]

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Maha govt to impose MESMA Act on MARD doctors

  Doctors across Maharashtra have gone on strike from August 07. Doctors from Mumbai’s government and civic-run hospitals also participated in the strike. The residents from government medical colleges in Mumbai are protesting at Azad Maidan. The strike Pan Maharashtra Agitation involves more than 4000 resident doctors from all over Maharashtra. The government has taken […]

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Maha: MARD doctors go on indefinite strike over NMC Bill, stipend issue

The residents from government medical colleges in Mumbai are protesting at Azad Maidan. The strike Pan Maharashtra Agitation involves more than 4000 resident doctors from all over Maharashtra. Their main demand from central government to reconsider the draconian NMC Bill as few things in it is unacceptable. The aspect of community health providers is one […]

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Central MARD doctors to meet CM Devendra Fadnavis to discuss doctor’s security  

In the wake of a recent attack on doctors and security staff inside Mumbai’s civic-run Nair hospital, the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has decided to meet Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis next week. The MARD delegation will express their concerns on the security of the resident doctors while providing medical treatment While speaking to […]

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Maha govt to set-up committee to toughen Anti-Ragging Act

 Soon the Anti-Ragging Act in Maha will be strengthened. The government is deliberating to toughen the act, after the unfortunate incident of Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide at the hostel in Nair Hospital. The committee will also look into the student-teacher relationship and communication aspect. The members who are appointed to this committee are Praveen Dixit […]

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#Savethedoctors: Doctors from Maharashtra protest over Kolkata doctor attack

Junior doctors are on strike at all state-run medical institutions in West Bengal today after a doctor at a government hospital in Kolkata was assaulted on June 11 over alleged negligence. The assaulted doctor is in critical condition and was beaten up by relatives of a patient who died at the hospital. Doctors from AIIMS […]

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In light of Dr Payal Tadvi’s case, Nair Hospital holds discussion on workplace harassment

The doctors and panellist of esteemed members as responsible fellow professional shared the forum and discussed this grave topic of workplace harassment in the medical field, its existence, its impact and precautionary measures to avoid any further adversities. The event started with the question of Existence of workplace harassment; Is it there? Or we still […]

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

As 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 […]

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Why a ‘psychological autopsy’ is a must in Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case

The sad demise of Dr Payal Tadvi has raised many questions? There are many inquiry committees appointed such as by the Nair Hospital, Mumbai Police, Indian Medical Association, and others. The committees are investigating the allegations, and the media has seized of the issue. The police will look at the ‘criminal’ angles and abetment, on […]

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#JusticeForPayal: Mumbai Crime Branch to probe Dr Payal ragging-suicide case

Looking at the gravity and the seriousness of Dr Payal Tadvi ragging and suicide case, the Maharashtra government on Thursday, May 30, decided to transfer the case to the Mumbai Crime Branch for the further investigation. Dr Payal Tadvi, a second year Post Graduate student attached to Mumbai’s civic-run Nair hospital had committed suicide due […]

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