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 […]

Will observe ‘Allopathy Mukta Bharat’ if NMC Bill forced: IMA

The Indian Medical Association has issued a press release on Sunday which states, "If the NMC bill 2017 is forced upon IMA by the Government, entire medical fraternity of the country will observe "Allopathy Mukta Bharat" by withdrawing their services. The Government should expect mass agitation across the country with immediate effect. The onus of the agitation lies on the Government

Will observe ‘Allopathy Mukta Bharat’ if NMC Bill forced: IMAIn a press realese on Sunday, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) stated that it will fight for the people, for saving the healthcare and medical education of the country. They will declare immediate action if the said NMC Bill 2017 is forced upon them by the Government. IMA opposes the NMC Bill 2017 by stating that the […]

NMC Bill: IMA calls off strike

Today, the union cabinet has approved and amended the NMC Bill. Though, Indian Medical Association is happy with it. As per IMA, it will continue the struggle and maintain our pressure at each and every step to achieve our maximum demands for the benefit of the fraternity and society. Also, IMA doctors will meet Union health minister J P Nadda on April 2. Though, the strike is called off. The doctors will demonstrate all over the country for 2 hours

NMC Bill: IMA calls off strikeAs per IMA: The union cabinet has approved and amended the NMC Bill. The original draconian NMC bill tabled on 29th December 2017 was referred to PSC due to the Surgical Strike of  January 2. Intense lobbying and strong representation to PSC diluted it further. Threat of agitation from April 2has compelled the government to accept […]

NMC Bill: Cabinet approves MBBS as exit exam, state to decide on bridge course

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved certain official amendments to the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. The Amendment to the NMC Bill comes in the backdrop of its consideration in the Lok Sabha on January 02, 2018 and subsequently being referred to the Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee (DRPSC)

NMC Bill: Cabinet approves MBBS as exit exam, state to decide on bridge courseThe Government has considered the recommendations made by the Standing Committee in its report tabled in the House on March 20, 2018 and general feedback, particularly the views of medical students and practitioners regarding certain provisions of the Bill. The amendments include: Final MBBS Examination to be held as a common exam across the country […]

NMC Bill: IMA calls indefinite strike on April 2

Indian Medical Association, after a maha panchayat in New Delhi on Sunday in which about 25,000 doctors and medical students participated, has declared that doctors across the country will go on an indefinite strike from April 2 if the government does not remove controversial clauses from the National Medical Commission Bill. Although, on Mrach 27, it will be tabled in the session and a call on strike will be taken based on what government does, said Dr Shivkumar Utture, President Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC)

NMC Bill: IMA calls indefinite strike on April 225, 000 doctors and medical students converged at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi for Mahapanchayatto express their concern and anger on the National Medical Commission Bill. Junior doctors, service doctors, members from the speciality organisations besides members of Indian Medical Association assembled for the Mahapanchayat. The medical students from all the medical colleges of […]
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