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: 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 […]

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, […]