Medical Council of India ordinance has mala fide intention, states IMA

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Action Committee in an emergency session in Mumbai condemned the supersession of the Medical Council of India (MCI) on Friday, September 28

Medical Council of India ordinance has mala fide intention, states IMAThis action of the Government at a juncture when the election to MCI has been announced is unwarranted and mala fide. The composition of the Board of Governors (BOG) itself is unacceptable. Directors of major National institutions would scarcely find time to administer more than 450 medical colleges and their post-graduate, under graduate courses. Moreover […]

NMC Bill: ‘The struggle will continue,‘says IMA

The Indian Medical Association’s (IMA) call for action was responded very well to by doctors across the country today. The withdrawal of non-emergency services affected patients in almost all major states, especially in tier 2, 3, 4 cities and towns

NMC Bill: ‘The struggle will continue,‘says IMAIMA National President Dr Ravi Wankhedkar claimed moral victory over the government.  “IMA’s call against the NMC Bill has generated awareness in doctors community and understanding amongst common people.  Many ordinary people identified themselves with the cause for which the doctors were fighting. ‘The struggle will continue’,” Wankhedkar said. He added, “Actually withdrawal of non-emergency […]

Doctors on a day’s strike over NMC Bill

Today, the the Indian Medical Association (IMA) begins its nationwide 12-hour-strike. The Doctors will observe this day as ‘black day’. 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.

Doctors on a day’s strike over NMC BillToday, The Indian Medical Association will observe 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.  The doctors will not be working from 6am to 6pm. However, only emergency cases will be attended to. Indian Medical Association has informed all the members across the […]

IMA doctors to protest against NMC bill on Saturday

Doctors from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) will go on strike on Saturday, July 28 to protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) bill

IMA doctors to protest against NMC bill on SaturdaySpeaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Parthiv Sanghvi, Maharashtra State Secretary, IMA, Said, “On Saturday, we will be organising a protest against the NMC bill. No doctor will work on this day, only emergency services will be provided. We are against the NMC bill as it is anti-poor, anti-people, non-representative, undemocratic and anti-federal in character.” […]

Ashwini Kumar Choubey releases 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) report

Addressing the participants, Ashwini Kumar Choubey said that 60% to 70% of health work in the states is done through National Health Mission (NHM). NHM has a huge responsibility in making India healthy and disease free

Ashwini Kumar Choubey releases 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) reportAshwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare released the 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) report of the National Health Mission today. Speaking at the function, Choubey stated that India has registered a record 22% reduction in MMR since 2013, which is the highest percentage decline so far when compared to all […]

NMC Bill: Homeopathy doctors call off hunger strike

Doctors from the All India Homeopathy Doctors Federation have decided to cease their hunger strike which had been in progress since the last three days. They decided on this after medical education secretary Sanjay Deshmukh assured them that their demands will be taken into consideration

NMC Bill: Homeopathy doctors call off hunger strikeAround 500 odd doctors had been protesting for their demands to include the bridge course for AYUSH doctors as it was originally included in the NMC Bill draft. On Wednesday, the homeopathy doctors marched from JJ hospital to Azad Maidan, in order to give voice to their demands. Committee member of the All India Homeopathy […]

Maharashtra to continue with bridge course for AYUSH doctors

The state government has decided to continue with the bridge course for AYUSH doctors, which enables them to practice modern medicine. In the revised draft of the NMC Bill, the union government had asked the states to take a final decision on bridge course. From the past three days, homeopathy doctors are protesting at Azad Maidan in Mumbai, demanding inclusion of the bridge course in the NMC Bill

Maharashtra to continue with bridge course for AYUSH doctorsThe issue of bridge course for AYUSH doctors, which will enable and give them license to prescribe allopathy medicine, has been the core issue between the IMA doctors and the union government. Although the union government, after the standing committee on health’s recommendations excluded the bridge course from the NMC Bill amended draft. The centre […]

NMC Bill: IMA asks doctors to prepare for direct action

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) officer bearers had a meeting with Union Health minister, J P Nadda in Delhi on Monday, April 02. Various issues pertaining to PCPNDT Act and violence against the doctors were discussed in the meeting. After which, the IMA, had asked all of its members to prepare for direct action at a short notice

NMC Bill: IMA asks doctors to prepare for direct actionIMA will be closely monitoring the movement of the NMC Bill in parliament. As mandated in the IMA Mahapanchayat , if the NMC Bill is forced upon the medical fraternity by the Lok Sabha, IMA will declare complete withdrawal of services by all modern medicine doctors throughout the country with immediate effect. Intensify political lobbying […]

NMC Bill: Allopathy and homeopathy doctors clash over ‘bridge course’

All India Homeopathy Doctors Federation have launched a massive agitation in Mumbai, backing the bridge course for AYUSH doctors. The doctors have warned the government, that if their demands are not accepted, they will start a nationwide agitation

NMC Bill: Allopathy and homeopathy doctors clash over ‘bridge course’The All India Homeopathy Doctors Federation launched a massive protest in Mumbai on Monday, April 02 Their demand is not to amend the draft of the proposed NMC Bill and government should consider the old draft which had given them the permission to practice allopathy. Homeopathy doctors have threatened to intensify their protest, if the […]

Delhi: Resident doctors and medical students protest against NMC Bill

A protest was organised in Delhi in front of AIIMS, Gate No.1 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. by doctors on Monday, April 02. The purpose of this protest was to highlight the non-fulfilment of demands of young doctors and medical students in the NMC Bill

Delhi: Resident doctors and medical students protest against NMC BillThe protestors stated that the government had betrayed the young medicos of this country, and has trapped them into the amendments which are proposed in NMC bill, but these amendments are not at all acceptable to them. The doctors and medical students have six main demands: Fees equivalent to government medical colleges in 85% of […]
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