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News  /  Published 01.06.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation to run cancer screening clinics once a year

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will run screening programmes for oral, breast and cervical cancers once a year in each of its sixteen boroughs. The Indian Medical Association and Medica Superspe...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.04.22

Ukraine-returned students seek govt’s help for admission in Indian medical colleges

The students and their parents recently gathered at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi demanding admission in Indian medical colleges...

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.22

Strike to hit OPDs

Outpatient department (OPD) services across Jharkhand are set to be disrupted on Saturday. A joint call of the Indian Medical Association’s (IMA) Jharkhand chapter and theJharkhand Health Servi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.22

Dubious cures: herbs et al

To most patients, a doctor’s prescription is as sacrosanct as old scriptures are to religious believers. Sadly, the Indian government’s Ayush ministry appears to believe that ancient texts...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 05.03.22

Plea for medical seats for evacuees

India’s largest body of doctors on Friday asked the Centre to accommodate in India’s medical colleges the Indian MBBS students evacuated from Ukraine as a “one-time measure”, c...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 12.02.22

Regulator's idea about vernacular medical courses worries faculty

India’s regulatory body for undergraduate medical education has asked medical colleges to consider imparting lessons in vernacular languages. The Undergraduate Medical Education Board of the Na...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.12.21

Covid: Proof puzzle on kid vaccine, booster

India’s decisions to offer Covid-19 vaccines to adolescents aged between 15 and 18 years and boosters to healthcare workers and people 60 years or older who have co-morbidities are precautionary...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.12.21

Dr AK Singh elected state IMA chief again

For the fourth consecutive time, Dhanbad-based Dr AK Singh has been elected as the state president of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Dr Singh defeated his rival Dr RK Agarwal from Ranchi by a marg...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 07.12.21

Omicron: Massive third wave warning

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday demanded that the government expedite the proposal of vaccinating individuals aged 12 to 18 years. The risk in children can be mitigated by followin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.21

Justice in health: Clinical Establishments Act

The Supreme Court recently sought the Centre’s response to a plea seeking direction to operationalize the provisions of the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010 in ord...
By Anchal Bhatheja


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