Indian Medical Association

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Doctors go on 24-hour nationwide strike against NMC Bill on Wednesday, non-essential services withdrawn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IMA calls for doctors' strike on Wednesday over NMC Bill, non-essential services to be withdrawn

All non-essential services will be withdrawn during the strike.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

From Delhi to Kerala, here's why doctors are protesting against Modi govt's new bill

The twelve-hour strike, which is in force from 6:00 am-6:00 pm today, is to protest the National Medical Commission Bill, which aims to replace the MCI.

Jan 02, 2018, 13:13 PM IST

Run or breathe: IMA asks HC to postpone Delhi Half Marathon

The high court had on November 9 issued a slew of directions to improve the air quality of Delhi.

Nov 14, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Delhi smog: IMA declares public health emergency, advises against stepping out

The air quality in Delhi and NCR got more toxic on Tuesday. Due to smog the visibility early in the morning remained low causing problem in movement of traffic.

Nov 07, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Delhi air pollution: Public health emergency declared; people advised not to venture outside

Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday declared public health emergency in Delhi, due to high pollution level.

Nov 07, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

It's too polluted, cancel Delhi Half Marathon: Indian Medical Association writes to government

The Indian Medical Association has written to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, demanding cancellation of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on November 19, due to 'high level of air pollution'.

Nov 07, 2017, 10:38 AM IST