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Indian Medical Association

Dilip Cherian | Grassroots gap: Doctors intensify call for all-India medical service

FORDA has renewed the demand and written to PM Modi asking him to expedite the creation of a national medical service

20 May 2021 7:43 AM

Death due to coronavirus higher among doctors, healthcare workers

In every one lakh people in India there are 4,969 cases of infected healthcare workers, 1,428 cases of infected doctors and 285 of others

11 Sep 2020 2:55 PM

Who can speak, about what issues & where!

The issues at stake go beyond one editorial, one journal, one state or even one country.

22 Aug 2019 1:52 AM

IMA holds 1-day strike against NMC Bill

Dr Sanjay Pingle, secretary of IMA, said, “The strike was called only for OPD. All trauma and emergency sections were operational.

01 Aug 2019 1:35 AM

IMA to help junior and senior doctors develop good rapport

The IMA, which looks after the interest of doctors, will now not just be limited to practising doctors.

21 Jul 2019 7:44 AM


Panel to consider law for doctors’ security

The panel, comprising members from the home ministry and the legal affairs department, is scheduled to meet on Wednesday.

11 Jul 2019 6:12 AM

Centre sets up committee on central legislation against violence on doctors

The doctors went on strike after one of their colleagues was allegedly attacked by the family of a patient who died on June 10.

10 Jul 2019 12:38 PM

Healthcare affected across nation as doctors go on strike

Over 40,000 doctors boycott work in Maharashtra, Goa.

18 Jun 2019 2:45 AM

Doctors boycott work for 2 hours in govt, private hospitals across Kerala

A bystander said she had come with her relative who had breathing problems early this morning and no doctors had attended her till 10 am.

17 Jun 2019 2:14 PM

SC to hear plea seeking safety, security of govt doctors tomorrow

Plea was filed on Friday in wake of protests by doctors in Bengal against assault on their colleagues by the family of a patient.

17 Jun 2019 11:02 AM


IMA to go ahead with nationwide strike today in support of protesting Bengal doctors

The IMA said all non-essential services, including OPD services, will be withdrawn for 24 hours from 6 am on Monday to 6 am Tuesday.

17 Jun 2019 9:41 AM

Doctors to go ahead with nation-wide strike today

IMA has demanded Central law for dealing with attacks on doctors.

17 Jun 2019 2:33 AM

IMA to hold nationwide protest on Monday against attack on doctors in WB

Sharma said that there is a need for CCTV cameras and guards, who are actually concerned about the security of doctors.

16 Jun 2019 7:22 PM

Docs’ stir intensifies as Mamata Banerjee adamant

The delegation also sought making CCTV vigilance in every hospital mandatory and implementation of a hotline alarm system.

15 Jun 2019 12:40 AM

Doctors in Delhi to observe one-day boycott today

Several resident doctors also held a protest at Jantar Mantar against the brutal attack.

14 Jun 2019 4:05 AM


IMA concerned over nursing bill

Dr Suhas Pingle, secretary, IMA, said that the government should consider doctors’ views too before implementing the bill.

07 Apr 2019 4:24 AM

World Hepatitis Day: Regular screening of liver a must

Globally every year 1.4 million people die from hepatitis.

28 Jul 2018 6:38 PM

IMA demands 7-year jail for violence against doctor

IMA seeks Clinical Establishment Act to curtail cases of assault.

01 Jul 2018 3:30 AM

Advisory to cap medical bills lacks research: IMA

Availability of these drugs should be increased at pharmacies, nursing homes, and hospitals for both indoor and outdoor patients.

03 Jun 2018 5:46 AM

IMA reiterates demand for law to protect doctors

IMA said that the Government of India must propose a strong Central Act prohibiting violence against doctors in all forms, hues, shades.

24 May 2018 5:15 AM