NMC Bill: ‘Our dreams will be unfulfilled’

The MBBS Students protested at the Azad Maidan against the NMC Bill. As per the students, they fear that their dream of becoming doctor will be crashed

NMC Bill: ‘Our dreams will be unfulfilled’On Friday, a bill for setting up a National Medical Commission that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) was introduced in the Lok Sabha by Union health minister JP Nadda. However, IMA opposes the bill. Today, the state government sent it to the standing committee. Owing to which, today, The Indian Medical […]

‘More doctors should be included in the council committee’

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. It was told that there will be 25 members in the council committee for the doctors. 20 members are elected by the government and 5 members are the doctors. But, as Dr Ajoykumar Saha, treasurer, IMA-Mumbai, more doctors should be included in the council committee

‘More doctors should be included in the council committee’The MBBS students protested against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill at Azad Maidan. The MBBS from the LTMG Sion Hospital, Nair Hospital, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals and KEM Hospital participated in the strike. The strike began at 8:00 am in the morning. The MMBS students had put up black ribbons. “National Medical Commission […]

NMC Bill: IMA withdraws strike

Today, The Indian Medical Association was observing a nationwide 12-hour strike. 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. Today, the state government sent it to the standing committee. However, the IMA has withdrawn the strike

NMC Bill: IMA withdraws strikeThe IMA conducted a press conference at their office in Juhu, Mumbai. While, the MBBS students protested at Azad Maidan. IMA conducted the General Body Meetings (GBM) at their offices across Maharashtra. Informing about the government’s decision in the Lok Sabha, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said, “Those who opposed the bill demanded that the bill should be sent to the standing committee.  The […]

‘Our next step is indefinite strike’, warns IMA

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. Owing to which, the MBBS students are protesting at Azad Maidan, The IMA is holding General Body Meetings (GBM) at their offices across Maharashtra. Also, the IMA conducted a press conference regarding the same at Juhu in Mumbai

‘Our next step is indefinite strike’, warns IMAToday, The Indian Medical Association is observing 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. “National Medical Commission (NMC) in the present form is not acceptable to us,” said a statement by Dr Parthiv Sanghvi, State Secretary, IMA. The doctors will not be […]

Know why doctors are opposing the NMC Bill

Today, The Indian Medical Association (IMA) 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. Owing to which, the MBBS students are protesting at Azad Maidan. The IMA is holding the General Body Meetings (GBM) at their offices across Maharashtra. Also, the IMA will hold a press conference in the morning

Know why doctors are opposing the NMC BillThe doctors will not be working from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. However, only emergency cases will be attended. The IMA has informed all the members across the country. The MBBS students are protesting at Azad Maidan. The IMA is holding the General Body Meetings (GBM) at their offices across Maharashtra. Also, the IMA will […]

NMC bill: 12-hours nationwide strike of doctors begin

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. Owing to which, the MBBS students will protest at Azad Maidan. The IMA will hold meetings at their offices across Maharashtra. Also, the IMA will hold a press conference in the morning

NMC bill: 12-hours nationwide strike of doctors beginToday, 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. “National Medical Commission (NMC) in the present form is not acceptable to us,” said a statement by Dr Parthiv Sanghvi, State Secretary, IMA. The doctors will not be […]

Know why your doctors won’t be available on January 2

New Year doesn’t sound like a ‘happy one’ so far. With IMA planning to go on a 12-hour-strike tomorrow, there is a lot of anxiety about what will be the next. This ‘black-day’ is to mark protest against the proposed NMC Bill

Know why your doctors won’t be available on January 2This New Year doesn’t seem to be a very pleasing one for the modern medical doctors. 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 Indian Medical Association (IMA) has strongly been opposing it. Therefore, […]

Karnataka: Doctors strike called off

The Karnataka government stared at a crisis, after 20,000 doctors launched an indefinite strike against some provisions of the Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill. They demanded that the Siddaramaiah government drop at least four contentious proposals in the bill. However, the doctors have called off the strike, after their demands were approved

Karnataka: Doctors strike called offIn a step to make healthcare affordable, the Karnataka government decided to fix the rates for different types of treatments and bed charges in private hospitals and nursing homes. The bill, Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill 2017, which has been placed on the floor in the house, empowers the state government to fix rates, […]

Strike: The World Medical Association supports Poland’s junior doctors

Junior doctors in Poland, who have gone on hunger strike over poor pay and conditions, and healthcare funding, have received the full support of the World Medical Association (WMA)

Strike: The World Medical Association supports Poland’s junior doctorsAt their annual Assembly in Chicago, WMA delegates passed an emergency resolution expressing their serious concern about the dispute and urging the Polish Prime Minister to step in and negotiate an acceptable solution. The Polish Chamber of Physicians and Dentists says the protest action follows several unsuccessful appeals to the Government to take action on […]

Nagpur: Strike withdrawn, doctors resume their duty

The resident doctors of Government Medical College (GMC) Nagpur have joined their duties again. In the series of meetings Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) assured Directorate of Medical Education (DMER) to call off the strike. After this DMER issued a letter to the Dean of GMC Nagpur to let the suspended doctors join back on the work

Nagpur: Strike withdrawn, doctors resume their dutyThis happened on the backdrop of the fact that 350 resident doctors of GMC Nagpur were suspended a day before. As a part of their protest against lack of security in the hospital premises, the doctors were on mass leave. The hospital administration sent a suspension notice to them. Talking about the decision, Dr Pravin […]