Maharashtra: Anganwadi sevikas to take out morcha on September 25

The anganwadi workers have taken to the streets in the past to raise their voice for their demands. But their pleas have fallen on deaf ears. This morcha is going to be a statewide protest

Maharashtra: Anganwadi sevikas to take out morcha on September 25The anganwadi workers have taken to the streets in the past to raise their voice for their demands. But their pleas have fallen on deaf ears. This morcha is going to be a statewide protest Two lakh anganwadi workers will participate in this protest and hit the streets which across Maharashtra. The key demands being […]

Mumbai: National Health Mission workers call off the strike

 Medical workers from Maharashtra’s National Health Mission (NHM) have called off their strike, after a period of twelve days. This decision to withdraw the strike was made on Saturday evening

Mumbai: National Health Mission workers call off the strikeThe 24,000 NHM workers were on strike since May 07. In order to make sure that the state government would heed their demands, they had decided to carry out a long march, as well. On Friday, May 18, almost 10,000 NHM workers had gathered in Nashik to start a long march to Mumbai. The Maharashtra […]

NHM workers to continue strike, despite appeal from state govt

The Maharashtra government has held a meeting with the workers who have been on strike from National Health Mission (NHM) in Mumbai, on Friday

NHM workers to continue strike, despite appeal from state govtThe Maharashtra government has constituted a three-member ministerial panel to review the demands of the National Health Mission workers. The committee has worked out that the decision will be taken on their demands within three months. Till the committee takes a final decision, the government has decided not to fill the vacancies, on which the […]

Aurangabad: Ghati Hospital resident doctors call off mass bunk

Resident doctors agreed to resume their duty after speaking with the hospital administration. They had organised this mass bunk in response to an assault on one of their colleagues

Aurangabad: Ghati Hospital resident doctors call off mass bunkOn Wednesday, April 25, Dr Harshad Chavan was manhandled by a group of 20 odd men who were accompanying a patient at Aurangabad’s Ghati Hospital. To show their solidarity against this attack, 322 resident doctors who work at the hospital had organised a mass bunk. They have not joined their duty since past three two […]

‘Increase stipend or face mass strike,’ medical interns to Maha govt

The medical and dental interns state that the unwillingness of the Maharashtra government to look into this matter has compelled them protest. The protesters said that if their demands are not met within a week’s time, they will be going on a pan-Maharashtra indefinite strike of interns

‘Increase stipend or face mass strike,’ medical interns to Maha govtToday, members of Association of State Medical Interns, Maharashtra, protested on the behalf of around 3,000 medical and dental graduates for a hike in their current internship stipend. Around 350 odd medical interns protested with placards held in their hands at Sir JJ Hospital. Their demand is that the state government must increase the stipend […]

Sangli: Government hospital ransacked after woman’s death

On Friday morning, an angry mob ransacked Sangli Government Hospital. This took place a day after a woman who had delivered a baby, died during the course of treatment. The mob alleged that the woman died due to negligence of the doctor

Sangli: Government hospital ransacked after woman’s deathAn infuriated mob of 50 odd people barged into the Sangli Government Hospital. The mob was livid with rage, as a woman who had delivered a baby a day earlier, had died during the course of the treatment. They also staged a protest inside the hospital premises and surrounded the doctors demanding immediate action. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

Biometric attendance: BMC hospital staff to protest on March 22

BMC hospital employees have not been given their salaries due to glitches in the biometric attendance system. The workers have demanded to remove the errors in the system before linking them to biometric attendance pay. Employees warn that if the administration does not fulfil their demands they will take out a protest march against the municipal corporation

Biometric attendance: BMC hospital staff to protest on March 22Implemented across Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) run hospitals, doctors, staffers and nurses have to use biometrics to register their entry and exit from hospital daily. But, due to the glitch the attendance wasn’t registered. And the salaries of the nurses, doctors and staffers were cut. Owing to which the staffers haven’t got their salaries. Also, […]

Biometric attendance: Hospital staff protests at KEM and Nair Hospital

Staffers at the civic-run KEM Hospital protested against non-payment of salaries due to biometric attendance system introduced by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) across all its hospitals. The staffers protested at KEM as well as BYL Nair Hospital

Biometric attendance: Hospital staff protests at KEM and Nair HospitalOn Thursday, the staffers aggressively protested in the hospital premises. On Wednesday, the staffers who protested at Dr Avinash Supe, the Dean of KEM Hospital’s office, were joined by the staffers from the BYL Nair Hospital. Implemented across BMC-run hospitals, doctors, staffers and nurses have to use biometrics to register their entry and exit from […]
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