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Indian Medical Association


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.

Visiting a hospital during the pandemic? Keep these pointers in mind

May 27, 2020 12:27 pm

If a visit to the hospital can't be avoided, count on these expert tips to stay safe.

Walk-ins at clinics, OPDs down as patients use phone, video for medical consultation

April 25, 2020 9:41 pm

The doctors are also trying to ensure that clinical examinations are limited in a day and there is a gap between appointments.

IMA welcomes Cabinet ordinance to punish violence against doctors

April 22, 2020 11:58 pm

The fine will be Rs 50,000 to Rs 2 Lakh for ordinary to moderate offence and Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 Lakh for severe offence. The imprisonment will be three months to five years for ordinary to moderate offence and six months to seven years for severe offence.

Coronavirus: Amid attacks, Home Minister Amit Shah assures doctors of their safety

April 22, 2020 1:11 pm

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Home Minister Amit Shah urged Indians to cooperate with doctors in the fight against the disease.

IMA Chandigarh calls for vigil for healthcare workers’ life lost while battling COVID-19

April 22, 2020 5:15 am

The appeal for the protest and vigil was especially triggered by an incident in Chennai, in which a mob hindered the burial of a 55-year-old neurosurgeon who died due to COVID-19.

IMA doctors: Like any viral infection, COVID-19 will resolve by itself in majority of patients

March 15, 2020 11:35 am

Dr R V Asokan, honorary secretary general of IMA, said several instructions have been issued, including that differential diagnosis of COVID-19 has to be kept in mind while encountering a suspected patient.

Karnataka doctors strike: Kannada activists behind assault surrender before police

November 08, 2019 5:53 pm

The junior doctors and postgraduate students are on strike from 2 November against an alleged assault by members of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike a pro-Kannada group at Minto Ophthalmic Hospital in Bengaluru.

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

October 11, 2019 9:50 am

“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

July 31, 2019 8:42 am

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.


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

August 22, 2018 6:35 pm

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.