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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. 

Medical student suicide: IMA panel to probe case, harassment of resident doctors

The five-member committee comprises Dr Suhas Pingle (IMA state secretary), Dr Chandrakanth Mhaske (dean in Government Medical College, Nanded), Dr Ravi Wankhedkar (former IMA president), Dr Ashok Adhao (former IMA president) and Dr Hozie Kapadia (IMA state secretary).

Talk on mental illness and schizophrenia held at Indian Medical Association

As much as 1 per cent of the world’s population suffers from schizophrenia, which is a mental disorder that usually appears in late adolescence or early adulthood.

Chandigarh: With road accidents on rise, child safety in focus, UT traffic police to initiate awareness drive

In March 2017, two-year-old Ekam, who was on his grandfather Balak Ram’s lap in the front seat of a car, died after the vehicle rammed into a road divider between Sector 16/17, Chandigarh. Ekam succumbed to head wounds at PGI.

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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.