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Indian Medical Association


AIIMS move to discontinue contact tracing of exposed healthcare workers flayed by IMA

April 27, 2021 2:34 pm

Citing the AllMS order, various other hospitals are also following this now, the IMA said, "If you tax and over stretch the existing staff, we will land up in acute crisis."

IMA suggests judicious use of remdesivir

April 13, 2021 6:35 pm

In a statement, IMA said the public as well as the medical community must be aware of the absolute indication of the drug and the need to use it judiciously so that it is used for those patients who will be benefitted.

IMA urges PM Modi to open COVID vaccination for all above 18 years

April 06, 2021 1:57 pm

The IMA also suggested that private sector family clinics should be included actively in the vaccination drive along with private hospitals.

IMA to identify area-wise general practitioners to monitor home isolation patients

March 30, 2021 11:36 pm

Pune Municipal Commissioner Vikram Kumar told The Indian Express that he held a meeting with Indian Medical Association doctors, where the process of treating patients in home isolation was discussed.

SC notice to Centre on IMA plea against order allowing post-grad Ayurveda docs to perform surgery

March 15, 2021 3:12 pm

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian issued notices to the Ministry of Ayush, CCIM and National Medical Commission while seeking their replies on the petition.

International Women's Day: IMA, MedPiper to celebrate women leaders in medicine, healthcare

March 05, 2021 9:32 pm

The live Zoom event will felicitate Padma Shri Dr Karimpat Mathangi Ramakrishnan and Dr Pritika Chary, two remarkable women in the field of medicine and healthcare.

Indian Medical Association demands explanation from Union Health Minister for 'promoting' Patanjali's Coronil

February 23, 2021 6:23 pm

The IMA, in a statement, also said it will write to the National Medical Commission over the blatant disregard of the Medical Council of India's code of conduct.

Pune doctors join nationwide relay hunger strike by IMA

February 10, 2021 12:56 am

The IMA is protesting the Central Council of Indian Medicine notification issued in November last year in the Gazette of Central Government, allowing post-graduate students of Ayurveda to carry out 58 surgeries.

IMA to launch nationwide relay hunger strike against ‘mixopathy’

January 29, 2021 2:31 am

Appealing to the Centre to consider the anguish of the medical fraternity and safety of the general public, the IMA will also launch a massive awareness drive as part of its ‘Save Healthcare India Movement.

SC refuses to entertain IMA's contempt plea over non-payment of salaries to doctors

December 03, 2020 2:21 pm

The advocate appearing for IMA, said the salary for April and May was paid after the high court's intervention but no salary was paid again from June to October. The bench said the high court had already passed its order on July 29 and it is monitoring the issue.


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

June 22, 2020 6:18 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.