Indian Medical Association
Calcutta  /  Published 06.09.20

Portal to seek doctor advice launched

People who are wary of visiting a clinic or hospital for fear of contracting the coronavirus can now consult doctors through a website. The Calcutta Municipal Corporation and the Indian Medical Assoc...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.08.20

IMA: plea to help private doctors

The Indian Medical Association, the country’s largest body of doctors, on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to establish a “national solatium” to be paid to the families of a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.20

Pollution a factor in Covid deaths

Years of exposure to industrial pollution has weakened the lungs of East Singhbhum residents and made them more susceptible to severe symptoms of Covid-19 virus and fatalities caused by lung dysfuncti...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.08.20

Covid counselling need of the hour

By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

Doctors for families in isolation

The Indian Medical Association has sent Calcutta police the names of doctors who can be contacted by officers at police stations if families of Covid-19 patients in home isolation need any medical hel...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


India  /  Published 09.08.20

Plea to widen doctors' Covid insurance cover

At least 196 doctors across India have died from the new coronavirus disease, the country’s largest body of medics has said, urging the Centre to extend to the private sector the Rs 50-lakh spec...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

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

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

Doctors' strike: Voices outside NRS Hospital

Dr. Aniruddha Dam from the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Calcutta I feel that the time has come to do justice to society. You cannot run away from that responsibility. Doctors never run awa...
By Bhagyasri Chaudhury in

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


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