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IMA urges its 3.5 lakh members to promote Covid-19 vaccine

January 16, 2021 1:58 am

The IMA has expressed its support for the government with respect to the Covid vaccination drive and urged citizens to not be misled by myths that are making rounds on social media against this crucial exercise, Dr Jayesh Lele, said.

IMA strike over 'Ayurveda surgeons': 30,000 from Gujarat join protest, AIIMS doctors wear black band

December 11, 2020 8:30 pm

The IMA has given a call for withdrawal of non-essential and non-COVID services between 6 am and 6 pm on Friday to protest against the notification.

'Unilateral' fixing of rates by govt: In protest, IMA doctors burn replicas of medical registration certificates

September 12, 2020 11:29 am

Dr Aarti Nimkar, president of IMA's Pune chapter, said the treatment rates at Covid hospitals were fixed unilaterally without discussing it with doctors or hospital bodies, about whether they were affordable.

IMA protests against ‘intimidating’ language against doctors in Jalgaon

June 05, 2020 10:52 pm

At a recent meeting called by state Health Minister Rajesh Tope, where the district collector and other government authorities were present, local MLA Gulabrao Patil allegedly blamed private doctors for the increasing number of coronavirus deaths.

Releasing bodies without COVID-19 tests poses risk: IMA Thane

May 06, 2020 2:05 pm

There have been cases in Maharashtra's Thane city, where deceased persons have tested positive for the virus and the administration had to track down mourners and other high- risk contacts in such cases, he said.

Protections for healthcare professionals must stay beyond pandemic

April 27, 2020 9:36 am

Whenever the doctors ask for protection or raise their voice against the violence, their demands are hardly given attention — the fraternity is reminded of the nobleness of the medical profession and the Hippocratic Oath.

Govt hospitals should be removed from ambit of Ayushman Bharat: IMA

September 29, 2019 9:50 pm

The IMA has come out strongly against the current structure and mode of implementation of AB-PMJAY, alleging that the insurance model of healthcare delivery is a failed one.

Assam: 21 detained for beating doctor to death, IMA announces 24-hour strike

September 02, 2019 9:47 am

On Sunday evening, in a joint press statement, the state unit of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the Assam Medical Service Association (AMSA) called for 24 hours withdrawal of medical services, excluding emergency services by doctors from 6am of September 3 to 6am next day, as a mark of protest.

Karnataka: SIT seizes over 300 kg of fake gold bars hidden in IMA owner's swimming pool

August 08, 2019 9:12 am

The ponzi scheme operator Mohammed Mansoor Khan used to show the huge quantity of gold to the people and enticed them to invest in his company, the SIT said in a release.

Bangalore news August 8 highlights: At least 9 die in Karnataka floods; more than 44,000 people evacuated, rescue ops in full swing

August 08, 2019 9:16 pm

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