INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
MHA rejects proposed legislation to protect doctors from assault
While the proposed legislation garnered support from all other departments and ministries but the home ministry, during inter-ministerial consultation, stated that there was no need for a separate legislation to check violence against members of a specific profession. It also said that IPC and CrPC have enough provisions to deal with such cases.
MHA opposition puts bill to check violence against doctors on backburner
The Health Services Personnel and Clinical Establishments (Prohibiti...
Parliament passes the bill banning e-cigarettes
While most of the members in the House supported the ban on e-cigarettes, some of the MPs wan...
IMA points out 'loopholes' in Ayushman Bharat Scheme
IMA President Santanu Sen said that the eligibility criteria should be based on the "income of the beneficiaries."
Indian Medical Association declares nationwide strike on June 17
The junior doctors' strike in West Bengal, on since Tuesday, has hit services in the state's government-run hospitals.
SC asks Centre to respond to plea seeking court direction on increasing attacks on doctors
The bench issued notices to the Centre and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and asked them to file their responses on the plea.
IMA writes to PM Modi, seeks ordinance to check violence against health professionals
The letter comes in the backdrop of protests by the medical fraternity in Assam against the deadly assault on a doctor at a tea garden.
Assam doctors abstain from work to protest colleague's killing
Seventy three-year-old Dr Deben Dutta had succumbed to his injuries after being assaulted by relatives of a tea garden worker.
IMA Assam state branch calls for strike as a protest against killing of a doctor
As a protest against killing of a doctor, Indian Medical Association (IMA) Assam state branch has called for withdrawal of medical services on September 3.
Doctors' protest against National Medical Commission Bill continues
They also threatened to continue their strike for an indefinite period if their concerns regarding the bill were not addressed.
Resident doctors in Delhi boycott work; hold marches, raise slogans against NMC bill
Scores of doctors boycotted work, held marches and raised slogans against the bill, alleging it was "anti-poor, anti-student and undemocratic".
Centre sets up committee on central legislation against violence on doctors
IMA had also urged for the enactment of a protection law for the doctors and amendment in the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).
Health Ministry bill proposes scrapping NEET-PG; MBBS final exam enough for admission to MD/MS programmes
The amendment has been incorporated in the revised draft National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill which would be sent to the Cabinet soon, official sources said.
Tatas battle misinformation campaign against salt brand
Regulatory bodies and associations like FSSAI and Indian Medical Association have also categorically debunked this, the company said.
Panels to review Ayushman Bharat price caps
The 24 specialist committees, with 13-14 from each speciality, have doctors from AIIMS, PGIs in Chandigarh and Lucknow and major private hospitals.
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