The Bachelor of Science (Community Health) course has been dealt a severe blow with a parliamentary standing committee recommending the government not to go ahead with it. The course which has surfaced under different names from
There is a ‘substantial shortage’ of health workers and major disparities in the distribution of health infrastructure in the country, a parliamentary panel has noted. The parliamentary panel on health, which was examining a
In a major setback, the Centre’s ambitious plan to form National Council for Human Resources in Health (NCHRH), a regulatory body for medical and para-medical education, hit a roadblock as the Parliamentary Standing Committee
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
July 1 is Doctor’s Day. It’s celebrated across India to honour legendary physician and the ex-CM of West Bengal Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. There is no other unacquainted person in the world that we’re more grateful to than
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