Indian Medical Association
North East  /  Published 08.07.20

IMA questions Assam coronavirus policy

The Assam branch of the Indian Medical Association has frowned on the government’s planning and policies to check the spread of the Covid-19 virus, which has infected over 12,500 people in the s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 09.06.20

ICMR testing norms questioned

Several doctors have questioned the current coronavirus testing guidelines from the Indian Council of Medical Research, warning they endanger lives by leaving out two categories of patients who need t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.04.20

Ordinance to ensure safety of doctors

The Union Cabinet approved an ordinance to declare acts of violence and harassment against healthcare personnel a non-bailable offence, backing it up later on Wednesday with instructions to state gove...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.04.20

Attacked, doctor buries doctor

Orthopaedic surgeon Pradeep Kumar drove the ambulance with a shattered windscreen, ferrying the body of his former colleague and senior neurosurgeon Simon Hercules, towards a cemetery in Chennai. Dr H...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.08.19

National Medical Commission Bill protest hits RIMS

The student wing of Indian Medical Association boycotted the OPD (outpatient department) service at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Bariatu from 9am to 2.30pm on Friday to protest aga...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.19

Calcutta doctors cite differences, frequency and lack of time

NRS Medical College and Hospital: Doctors treat patients in the outdoor wing, where a long queue has formed since morning. Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital: A poster at the gate of the h...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.07.19

Long queues at emergency wards

Patients seeking OPDs at state-run and private hospitals and nursing homes had a tough time on Wednesday as doctors struck work as part of the 24-hour nationwide strike called by the IMA to protest th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 30.07.19

IMA strike today against bill

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has issued a call for a nationwide withdrawal of all non-essential medical services on Wednesday in protest against proposed legislation that doctors fear will inc...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.04.20

Test relief for dialysis hub

All the 27 employees of kidney care clinic Nephron in the capital, where the 58-year-old Covid-19 woman patient was given dialysis on April 4, a couple of days before her infection was confirmed, test...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 17.06.19

Heatwave toll in Bihar touches 76, light rains in some parts of India

Light rains brought some relief in parts of northern and western India on Monday, with the mercury settling below the 40-degree mark after several weeks, though heatwave conditions persisted in severa...
By PTI in New Delhi


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