Around 800 resident doctors from Safdarjung Hospital went on strike again from Tuesday evening after the Health ministry and the hospital administration reportedly failed to satisfactory action on their demands. Patient services
Over 20,000 slum dwellers were treated by a team of 262 doctors in a month-long campaign by the Art of Living (AoL) foundation, it was announced here Friday. The 108 free health checkup and awareness camps were launched April 14
Resident doctors at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi called off their day-old indefinite strike after the administration agreed to their demands for better amenities and salaries, among others. ‘All our demands including release
Medical Council of India (MCI) recently issued a directive urging the doctors to prescribe medicines only in generic terms. But the Indian Medical Association (IMA) says that without proper mechanism to monitor the quality of
The draft of new clinical establishment rules of the state does not have any provision for providing relief to terminally ill patients in government hospitals as promised by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. According to the clause
We could’ve predicted this happening. Unhappy with the government's announcement to allow other practitioners to legally prescribe allopathic drugs in Maharashtra, the Indian Medical Association(IMA) is planning to move
Serving a rural posting has been made compulsory for government doctors in Jammu and Kashmir to better address the problems of the people in far-flung areas, a minister says. "I have made a minimum posting of 10 years in rural
The IMA’s call for strike to protest the National Council of Human Resource and Health Bill 2011 and the Clinical Establishment Act met with a lukewarm response in Pune with most hospitals in the city running as usual.
Though the Supreme Court didn’t stay Monday’s nationwide strike by around 1.78 lakh doctors of the IMA because of impracticality of implementation it did agree to examine the ethicality of doctors striking.
The Supreme Court refused to stay the IMA’s nationwide strike today. The main reason for the protest is the decision to dissolve the Medical Council of India (MCI) and other paramedical bodies like the Nursing Council of India
Unless you've been living under a rock or some other such isolated region you must know by now that the Indian Medical Association have called a nation-wide strike on June 25 i.e. today. So why are they protesting? The main
Monday will see about 25000 doctors from Mumbai joining the one-day nationwide bandh to protest against the Clinical Estabilishments Bill, which lays unrealistic minimal standards on infrastructure and staff in hospitals, nursing
The members of the IMA (Indian Medical Association) are holding a nationwide strike today to protest the NCHRH bill and various other bureaucratic decisions that they feel is harming doctors.
Recently, the decision to
Medical services across the country are likely to remain paralysed today. All doctor affiliated to the IMA have threatened to go on a daylong strike to protest the proposed amendments to acts related to clinical establishment and