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IMA seeks to make health a poll issue, demands hike in govt spending in sector

“The ‘Health First’ initiative aims is to provide a holistic approach to the healthcare sector with the common man as a focal point,” said Dr Avinash Bhondwe, president-elect, IMA (Maharashtra), on Thursday.

IMA rejects National Medical Commission Bill, calls for 24-hour withdrawal of services on July 31

The Bill seeks to usher in a new medical education system that ensures training of adequate and high-quality medical professionals, latest medical research, periodic assessment of medical institutions and an effective grievance redressal mechanism.


IMA opposes National Medical Commission Bill

The IMA has been fighting against the Bill since 2016 and says it has undergone only cosmetic changes since it raised its concerns.

Over 10,000 medical institutions stay shut across Punjab

In Ludhiana, doctors first gathered at IMA House in BRS Nagar and later took out a protest march from mini secretariat to Bharat Nagar chowk, which led to a traffic jam.

Chandigarh: GMCH-32 doctors join protest, patients bear the brunt of strike

Though the doctors are on protest, the emergency OPD of GMCH-32 was manned by two interns, five junior resident doctors, and two senior residents.

Doctors resume work today: Waiting for treatment since Friday, end of strike brings relief to patients

The Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) at AIIMS, which had earlier decided not to join the strike keeping in view patient care, announced the withdrawal of all non-essential services from Monday noon till Tuesday 6 am.


Doctors' strike Today Highlights: Bengal Guv welcomes 'amicable settlement' between govt, protesters

Doctors’ strike Today India LIVE News Updates: The 31 representatives made the formal announcement at NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata, where the death of a patient followed by an attack on two junior attacks triggered the week-long strike.

AIIMS won’t join protest: OPD, surgeries to be hit today as city hospitals join nation-wide strike

In a statement, the AIIMS RDA said: “It has been decided to resort to a protest wherein patient-care services will not be hampered to ensure that the backlog of patients, including patients affected by the strike, is addressed appropriately.”

Indian Medical Association call: No non-essential services today

Referring to the attack on two doctors at the NRS hospital in Kolkata last week, which triggered the latest crisis, the IMA said it “condemns the violence” and “demands exemplary action by the state government”.

IMA seeks setting up counselling centres in all medical colleges, teaching institutes

The move comes days after Doctor Payal Tadvi, 26, allegedly committed suicide after facing harassment by her seniors at a state-run hospital in Mumbai. 

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Kerala floods: A quick guide of DOs and DON’Ts for the people of Kerala after returning home

For the people of Kerala, here's a quick list of things to watch out for once you are home and living on your own. Dr KK Aggarwal, the former National President of the Indian Medical Association lists them out.