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

In response to Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide case, the state government of Maharashtra has decided to form a committee to look into the aspect of strengthening the Anti-Ragging Act

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 […]

Enact strict law to protect doctors against attacks: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Expressing deep concern over the recent act of violence against doctors, the Union Health Minister stated that incidents of assaults on doctors are reported from different parts of the country and this leads to sudden strike by doctors, gravely affecting the healthcare services

Enact strict law to protect doctors against attacks: Dr Harsh VardhanRepresentatives from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Delhi Medical Association (DMA) also called on Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday, June 15. “State governments that do not have specific legislation to protect doctors and health professionals to consider enacting one immediately,” stated Dr Harsh Vardhan. In view of the recent assault on doctors in West […]

IMA to observe nationwide strike on June 17

Junior doctors in West Bengal are on strike demanding adequate security in hospitals after violence against medicos in Kolkata. Indian Medical Association has declared a nationwide strike on Monday, and junior doctors from many cities have also joined the protest

IMA to observe nationwide strike on June 17Striking junior doctors of Kolkata’s government hospitals today defied Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s 2 pm deadline to get back to work, saying that won’t happen until they get better security. In a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata […]

#SaveDoctors: 53 doctor attacks in Maharashtra, but no convictions

As the number of attacks on doctors is increasing doctors say they work under fear. Doctors feel that their life is at stake while they save the life of their patients. They have been recent attacks over doctors in the state, but the conviction rate is quite low

#SaveDoctors: 53 doctor attacks in Maharashtra, but no convictionsIn a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata. He is critical and fighting for his life. As the atmosphere in the medical fraternity is charged across the country as a result of the Kolkata doctor attack. In response […]

#SaveDoctors: Dr Harsh Vardhan appeals doctors to withdraw strike

The union health minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan has taken stock of the nationwide protest of doctors. The protest erupted after a brutal attack done on a doctor in Kolkata. After asking the West Bengal Chief Minister to not make it a matter of prestige, he has requested doctors to end their strike assuring them that he will ensure their safety

#SaveDoctors: Dr Harsh Vardhan appeals doctors to withdraw strikeIn a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata. He is critical and fighting for his life. As the atmosphere in the medical fraternity is charged across the country as a result of the Kolkata doctor attack. Several doctors […]

Nurse’s presence of mind helps save a five-day-old infant

The alertness and sharp mind of a nurse working in V N Desai Hospital, Santacruz helped save a five-day-old infant who was kidnapped from BYL Nair Hospital on Thursday, June 14. Due to the prompt efforts of this nurse, the baby was reunited with its mother and the woman who kidnapped the child was caught and put behind bars by the police

Nurse’s presence of mind helps save a five-day-old infantAn unidentified woman abducted a five-day-old baby boy from civic-run Nair Hospital in Central Mumbai Thursday, police said. The incident took place at around 5:30 pm in ward number 7 of the hospital when the baby’s mother, was sleeping, a police official informed. When staffers checked the video footage of CCTVs installed in the hospital, […]

#SaveDoctors: ‘I didn’t give up on serving patients, but I still fear an attack’

As the atmosphere in the medical fraternity is charged across the country as a result of the Kolkata doctor attack, doctors from Maharashtra have also joined in on the nationwide protest. On this day, we bring you the story of a senior resident doctor who too was brutally attacked in this manner last year. The doctor managed to recover, but the scars of the incident have been imprinted in his mind

#SaveDoctors: ‘I didn’t give up on serving patients, but I still fear an attack’On Monday, June 10, a doctor called Paribaha Mukharjee from Kolkata’s NRS Medical College was brutally attacked and is fighting for his life. The brutal assault on Monday on a Kolkata doctor has triggered massive protests among medicos in the country. Junior doctors in West Bengal defied Mamata Banerjee’s ultimatum and are on strike demanding […]

#SaveDoctors: Doctors in Maha join nationwide protest against doctors attack

In a recent incident in West Bengal, Dr Paribha Mukherjee, a young doctor was brutally attacked by a violent mob at NRS Medical College, Kolkata. He is critical and fighting for his life. As part of the protest, all doctors in the country will wear black badges on Friday, June 14. Doctors at Mumbai’s civic and government-run hospitals have also joined in the protest to show solidarity over this incidence. They have taken a stand against the growing spate of violence against doctors

#SaveDoctors: Doctors in Maha join nationwide protest against doctors attackResident and intern doctors from government and civic-run medical colleges in Maharashtra are observing a one-day strike on Friday, June 14 The doctors are protesting against the brutal attack on a junior doctor in Kolkata The resident doctors have shut down the OPD’s and are wearing a black ribbon in the hospital as a mark […]

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

The topic of today’s discussion was triggered by an extremely unfortunate and sad incident which has shaken Nair Hospital to its core. Workplace harassment in any form is condemnable. In relation with this T.N.M.C and BYL Nair Ch. Hospital & Nair MARD had organised a much needed and gravitated ‘Panel discussion on Workplace Harassment in the medical field’

In light of Dr Payal Tadvi’s case, Nair Hospital holds discussion on workplace harassmentThe 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 […]

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 […]
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