#PassiveEuthanasia: Medical fraternity welcomes Supreme Court’s verdict

As Kolkata doctors call off strike, SC defers hearing on doctors’ security

Doctors in West Bengal on Monday (June 17) called off the their strike soon after meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The logjam ended after seven days of agitation, which was caused after an attack on junior doctor in Kolkata’s NRS Hospital. The junior doctors, in a statement said, “After an enormous movement, the meeting and […]

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IMA Pune appeals to people to raise awareness on doctor’s attacks

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. As part of protest doctors in the country have launched a protest. Dharna/protest meetings is organised by the state units of IMA, a majority of government hospitals across India and […]

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

Representatives 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 […]

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IMA to observe nationwide strike on June 17

Striking 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 […]

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

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 the atmosphere in the medical fraternity is charged across the country as a result of the Kolkata doctor attack. In response […]

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#SaveDoctors: Dr Harsh Vardhan appeals doctors to withdraw strike

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 the atmosphere in the medical fraternity is charged across the country as a result of the Kolkata doctor attack. Several doctors […]

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#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 […]

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

Resident 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 […]

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‘Give us our right, we are not beggars’ MARD threatens strike on stipend issue

The central MARD, has written a letter to the state government to draw its attention towards the issue faced by resident doctors of various colleges of Maharashtra, especially GMCH Nagpur, GMCH Akola, SRTR Ambejogai, GMCH Latur. Resident doctors of these colleges are facing irregularity in receiving the stipend. Many of them have not got their […]

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#EndTB: Surgeries at Sewri TB Hospital on hold, due to lack of resident doctors

#EndTB: Surgeries at Sewri TB Hospital on hold due to lack of resident doctors

Non-availability of doctors at Sewri TB Hospital has forced the administration to postpone a number of surgeries. Major surgeries have been pending since the past few months. As the young resident doctors are not joining the TB Hospital. According to the experts, fear of contracting the infection is the main reason for young doctors to […]

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