Indian Medical Association

Breaking News: IMA writes letter to Home Minister, says police should be deployed in hospitals

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) wrote a letter to the Home Minister demanding police deployment in hospitals. It also said that hospitals should be declared as protected zone.

Apr 27, 2021, 13:10 PM IST

Countrywide strike of doctors to protest the permission of surgery for students of Ayurveda

The Indian Medical Association has announced a nationwide strike. Actually, this strike is being done against the decision to allow students of Ayurveda to undergo surgery.

Dec 11, 2020, 08:52 AM IST

On Friday, the Indian Medical Association announced a nationwide strike

The Indian Medical Association has announced a nationwide strike. Actually, this strike is being done against the decision to allow students of Ayurveda to undergo surgery.

Dec 11, 2020, 08:02 AM IST

IMA declares nationwide shutdown on Friday; know what medical services will be affected

A nationwide shutdown has been called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Friday.

Dec 10, 2020, 23:38 PM IST

Indian Medical Association rubbishes reports of community transmission of COVID-19

According to the Union Health Ministry at 8 AM on Monday, there have been 11,18,043 confirmed cases across India, of which 3,90,459 are active cases. 

Jul 20, 2020, 15:38 PM IST

Home Minister Amit Shah appreciates doctors, assures them of security

Union Home Minister Amit Shah interacted with Indian Medical Association (IMA) doctors through video conferencing and appreciated their good work. He also assured them security and appealed to them not to hold a symbolic protest as proposed by them.

Apr 22, 2020, 11:58 AM IST

Doctors' strike against NMC Bill hits services across Bihar

Though emergency services have been kept out of the strike, patients were seen running from pillar to post in many hospitals across the state.

Jul 31, 2019, 18:23 PM IST

Doctors, medical students join nationwide strike against NMC bill

Outpatient Department (OPD) services are likely to be hampered due to the strike but Emergency, casualty, ICU and other related services are expected to remain unaffected.

Jul 31, 2019, 08:55 AM IST

Doctors go on 24-hour nationwide strike against NMC Bill on Wednesday, non-essential services withdrawn

Public demonstrations against the Bill will take place across the country. Few doctors are also likely to sit on hunger strikes, said the IMA.

Jul 31, 2019, 06:52 AM IST

IMA calls for doctors' strike on Wednesday over NMC Bill, non-essential services to be withdrawn

All non-essential services will be withdrawn during the strike. OPD services are likely to be hit because of this. 

Jul 30, 2019, 14:39 PM IST

Doctors, medical students protest against Medical Bill

The IMA held a "Delhi Andolan", which included a march by the medical fraternity from Nirman Bhavan - which houses the Health Ministry - to Jantar Mantar in the heart of the capital.

Jul 29, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee agrees to demand for live telecast, meeting with doctors to be held

The doctors had again refused to meet Mamata Banerjee after the West Bengal Chief Minister called two representatives from each Medical College of the state for discussion on Monday.

Jun 17, 2019, 15:14 PM IST

Striking doctors stick to demand, refuse to meet Mamata Banerjee without media, cameras

As many as two medical representatives from 14 colleges (28 persons) had been asked to attend the meeting to end the impasse. 

Jun 17, 2019, 14:44 PM IST

Live updates: Junior doctors call-off week-long strike; to resume work Tuesday morning

Junior doctors in West Bengal are on strike since June 11 after two of their colleagues were attacked and seriously injured allegedly by relatives of a patient who died at the NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata.

Jun 17, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

IMA calls for all-India strike on Monday, non-essential services unavailable from 6 AM

The IMA, however, said that casualty and emergency services will continue to function as usual.

Jun 16, 2019, 18:19 PM IST

Indian Medical Association announces pan-India doctors' strike on June 17 seeking justice for Kolkata assault

The association also launched a three-day pan-India protest, beginning Friday.

Jun 14, 2019, 17:08 PM IST

Indian Medical Association calls for nation-wide protest against 3 bills, to don black badges on January 4

The three bills are the National Medical Commission Bill - 2017, the Indian Medical Council (amendments) Bill - 2018, and the Consumer Protection Bill- 2018.

Jan 03, 2019, 23:14 PM IST

Protest against NMC Bill: IMA calls for suspension of non-emergency services today

The IMA will observe "Dhikkar Diwas - no to NMC Bill" to protest against the proposed legislation, which seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a new body. 

Jul 28, 2018, 15:36 PM IST

Your comment on malpractices has harmed our relationship with patients, upset doctors write to PM Modi

The Prime Minister in "Bharat Ki Baat Sabke Saath" event had cited examples of various international conferences allegedly funded by pharma companies, where doctors regularly participate.

Apr 22, 2018, 14:46 PM IST

NMC bill: IMA calls for indefinite strike from April 2, rejects Parliamentary panel's suggestions

More than 25,000 doctors on Sunday held ‘mahapanchayat’ at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in Delhi and opposed the parliament panel’s recommendations and the NMC bill.

Mar 25, 2018, 20:48 PM IST