At a time when the whole world is praising doctors and healthcare workers for their indispensable efforts in tackling the pandemic, the doctors here in India are on a hunger strike for more than 10 days for the sake of the healthcare of people. Even then, why aren’t we talking about this? It’s high time to break the silence!

The Indian Medical Association, Kerala chapter has urged doctors to spend at least 10 minutes on social media every day, to pass on authentic medical information to common people. The move aims at increasing awareness about fake medical news among people. Dr RC Sreekumar, Chairman, Digital, IMA, Kerala said that IMA conducted a “health parliament” […]

Days after the prime minister made a statement that the top pharmaceutical companies bribe doctors with women, gadgets or foreign trips, the Indian Medical Association(IMA) has taken a strong exception to the statement. The IMA, in its statement, asked the PM to deny or prove the alleged statement. They also demanded that the PM should […]

Rajasthan chapter of the Indian Medical Association(IMA) has directed the doctors in Bhilwara region to follow certain guidelines in interactions with medical representatives to ensure the privacy of conversations. Days before, the prime minister has reportedly met the representatives of top pharmaceutical companies and warned them to not bribe the doctors. Now, following this, IMA […]

The Indian Medical Association has issued a strong statement condemning the violence on doctors and nurses who rushed to treat injured students in the Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU). It is for the third time that the IMA is issuing such a statement regarding the violence against the doctors. “How does it reflect on the nation, if […]

The Pune chapter of the Indian Medical Association is planning to launch a study to determine per bed charges incurred by hospitals every year. They claim to be frustrated by the financial state into which private hospitals have been pushed by the authorities. For long, the hospitals have been claiming to struggle to run their […]

The Indian Medical Association said that the police allegedly entering hospitals during stirs against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in violence-hit areas is ‘disturbing’. IMA also adds that such actions are unacceptable and the hospitals should be declared as ‘safe zones’. According to IMA officials, they’ve received reports from association members that in certain areas that […]

A draft bill by the health ministry to penalise those assaulting doctors and other healthcare professionals has been rejected by the Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA). Home Ministry states that there is no need for a separate law in this regard, officials said. The proposed bill, which sought to punish people who assault on-duty doctors and […]

Medical students and doctors across the country join hands in protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019. The Indian Medical Association (IMA), the largest body of doctors and students in the country, has given a call to all students across medical colleges to observe a 24-hour hunger strike on Wednesday as a mark […]

On the light of the continuing assault against doctors, the Indian Medical Association has made an appeal to the union government for early enactment of a law to control the attacks against the doctors with a provision of stringent action against attackers. The government had recently formed an inter-ministerial committee to frame central legislation covering […]