Articles about Indian Medical Association

Third COVID-19 wave "imminent," says IMA, warns against laxity

12 Jul 2021

Third COVID-19 wave "imminent," says IMA, warns against laxity

A third wave of coronavirus infections in India is unavoidable and around the corner, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) warned today in a press release.

IMA seeks Modi's intervention over attacks on doctors, misinformation campaigns

07 Jun 2021

IMA seeks Modi's intervention over attacks on doctors, misinformation campaigns

In the wake of attacks on several doctors, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his personal intervention to ensure "optimum milieu" for medical professionals in India so they can work without fear.

Junior doctors strike in MP, demand reservation of COVID-19 beds

31 May 2021

Junior doctors strike in MP, demand reservation of COVID-19 beds

Thousands of junior doctors in Madhya Pradesh today boycotted work, except COVID-19 duties, to raise several demands including free treatment for themselves and their families in case they contract the coronavirus.

Nearly 3,000 junior doctors in MP go on strike

31 May 2021

Nearly 3,000 junior doctors in MP go on strike

Nearly 3,000 junior doctors in Madhya Pradesh on Monday struck work, barring COVID-19 duties, to press for their demands, including free treatment for them and their families if they contract the infection.

Will withdraw complaints against Ramdev if he annuls comments: IMA

29 May 2021

Will withdraw complaints against Ramdev if he annuls comments: IMA

The Indian Medical Association does not have any personal enmity with Yoga guru Ramdev and will withdraw all its police complaints against him as and when he takes back his controversial comments on modern medicine, the medical body's chief said.

IMA Uttarakhand sends Rs. 1,000 crore defamation notice to Ramdev

26 May 2021

IMA Uttarakhand sends Rs. 1,000 crore defamation notice to Ramdev

The Indian Medical Association's Uttarakhand unit has sent a defamation notice to Yoga guru Ramdev for his remarks about allopathic medicine, reports say.

Ramdev withdraws comments on allopathic medicine after furor

24 May 2021

Ramdev withdraws comments on allopathic medicine after furor

Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday withdrew his recent statements on allopathic medicine which had triggered strong protests from the medical fraternity.

Ramdev calls allopathy 'stupid science', Medical Association demands his prosecution

22 May 2021

Ramdev calls allopathy 'stupid science', Medical Association demands his prosecution

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) angrily hit out at yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday, demanding strict action against him over his derogatory comments on allopathy, claiming the modern medicine is "stupid science" due to which lakhs have died.

420 doctors died of COVID-19 during the second wave: IMA

22 May 2021

420 doctors died of COVID-19 during the second wave: IMA

Four hundred and twenty doctors have died due to the coronavirus infection during India's devastating second wave of the pandemic, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has said.

COVID-19: 270 doctors died in second wave, shows IMA data

18 May 2021

COVID-19: 270 doctors died in second wave, shows IMA data

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday said the country has so far lost 270 doctors in the raging second wave of COVID-19, which is wreaking havoc across India.

Dr. KK Aggarwal, former IMA chief, dies due to COVID-19

18 May 2021

Dr. KK Aggarwal, former IMA chief, dies due to COVID-19

Dr. KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri awardee and a former national president of the Indian Medical Association, passed away last night due to the coronavirus.

126 doctors died of COVID-19 this year, says the IMA

06 May 2021

126 doctors died of COVID-19 this year, says the IMA

As many as 126 doctors have died of the coronavirus disease so far this year, according to a study conducted by the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Shocked to note blatant lie: IMA questions government over 'Coronil'

22 Feb 2021

Shocked to note blatant lie: IMA questions government over 'Coronil'

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has sharply criticized the government's promotion of an "unscientific" medicine for COVID-19.

IMA demands study of deceased doctors' data due to COVID-19

04 Feb 2021

IMA demands study of deceased doctors' data due to COVID-19

The Indian Medical Association on Wednesday expressed shock at the Central Government's statement in Rajya Sabha that 162 doctors had died due to coronavirus in the country.

IMA begins hunger strike over surgery permission to Ayurveda doctors

02 Feb 2021

IMA begins hunger strike over surgery permission to Ayurveda doctors

Members of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday started a relay hunger strike at over 50 spots across the nation over the permission given to Ayurveda doctors to perform general surgical procedures.

Low testing, contact tracing blamed for Kerala's COVID-19 situation: Report

25 Jan 2021

Low testing, contact tracing blamed for Kerala's COVID-19 situation: Report

Even as the coronavirus outbreak has largely slowed down across India, the Kerala state continues to see a huge daily spike in infections.

Jayalalithaa's legacy continues: Amma mini clinics inaugurated in Tamil Nadu

15 Dec 2020

Jayalalithaa's legacy continues: Amma mini clinics inaugurated in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated the Amma Mini Clinic Scheme, under which 2,000 mini clinics will be opened across the Southern state.

Doctors protest Centre's move allowing Ayurveda doctors to perform surgery

11 Dec 2020

Doctors protest Centre's move allowing Ayurveda doctors to perform surgery

Thousands of doctors across the country today staged protests against the central government's decision to allow post-graduate Ayurveda doctors to perform surgeries.

IMA's strike on December 11: Here's why doctors are fuming

02 Dec 2020

IMA's strike on December 11: Here's why doctors are fuming

In the middle of a raging pandemic, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has asked doctors to stop services on December 11, in response to a notification issued by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) which opened doors for post-graduate students of Ayurveda to be trained in surgeries.

Health Minister promotes AYUSH's coronavirus treatment protocol, IMA asks questions

09 Oct 2020

Health Minister promotes AYUSH's coronavirus treatment protocol, IMA asks questions

On Tuesday, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the AYUSH standard treatment protocol for coronavirus patients, only to be at the receiving end of pointed questions by the Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Coronavirus: Doctors of Delhi's hospital not paid for 3+ months

01 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Doctors of Delhi's hospital not paid for 3+ months

Despite putting in long hours, working hard to save coronavirus patients and risking their own lives, doctors at Delhi's Hindu Rao Hospital have not been paid for more than three months.

Coronavirus killed 382 doctors, angry IMA slams Modi government's apathy

17 Sep 2020

Coronavirus killed 382 doctors, angry IMA slams Modi government's apathy

Upset that Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan didn't mention the death of healthcare workers due to coronavirus in his parliamentary address, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) published a list of 382 doctors, who lost their lives to the highly-contagious disease.

Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

21 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

On Wednesday, Dr. SR Nagendra, a 43-year-old Taluk Medical Officer at Nanjanagud in Karnataka's Mysuru district, died by suicide at his residence.

IMA says 196 doctors died of COVID-19; seeks PM's help

08 Aug 2020

IMA says 196 doctors died of COVID-19; seeks PM's help

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure adequate care for doctors as many have contracted the virus.

Bihar's coronavirus story: Why should India be worried

20 Jul 2020

Bihar's coronavirus story: Why should India be worried

Perpetually considered as one of the most under-developed states in the country, Bihar is now burdened by the rise in coronavirus cases with at least eight districts set to become India's next hotspots.

Coronavirus: 38,900+ cases in 24 hours; community spread feared

19 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: 38,900+ cases in 24 hours; community spread feared

India has reported 38,902 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day spike thus far. The national tally now stands at 10,77,618 cases.

Coronavirus: 682 dead in India; over 21,300 cases reported

23 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 682 dead in India; over 21,300 cases reported

On Wednesday, the number of coronavirus infections in India crossed 21,000, according to data compiled from official state and union territory statistics.

Coronavirus: 590 dead in India; Mumbai cases cross 3,000

21 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 590 dead in India; Mumbai cases cross 3,000

On Monday, the number of coronavirus infections in Maharashtra's Mumbai surged past 3,000, amounting to over 16% of India's cases.

Is India more immune to coronavirus than other nations?

04 Mar 2020

Is India more immune to coronavirus than other nations?

As Indians continue to worry about the outbreak of coronavirus in the country, a new piece of information has been doing the rounds: Warmer, humid temperatures of India can prevent the deadly virus from proliferating.

Assam: Mob beats 73-year-old doctor to death, 21 detained

02 Sep 2019

Assam: Mob beats 73-year-old doctor to death, 21 detained

A murderous mob took the life of a 73-year-old doctor in Assam only because he was not "present" at the hospital when a worker needed treatment.

Explained: Why are doctors protesting the National Medical Commission Bill

30 Jul 2019

Explained: Why are doctors protesting the National Medical Commission Bill

Starting 6 AM on Wednesday, all non-emergency medical services across the nation will remain shut for 24 hours, courtesy a protest called by the Indian Medical Association.

Schools shut in Bihar as death-toll crosses 100 amid heatwave

17 Jun 2019

Schools shut in Bihar as death-toll crosses 100 amid heatwave

As Bihar continues to reel under rising mercury, all government and government-aided schools in the state have been ordered to remain shut till June 22.

Doctors meet Mamata Banerjee, call off strike after seven days

17 Jun 2019

Doctors meet Mamata Banerjee, call off strike after seven days

Doctors in West Bengal, who had been protesting against violence since last week, called off their strike on Monday after meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Doctors go on nationwide strike: Everything you need to know

17 Jun 2019

Doctors go on nationwide strike: Everything you need to know

In a move which is sure to hit medical services, doctors all over the county went on strike on Monday. This strike was called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to show solidarity with protesting doctors in West Bengal.

WB: Doctors on strike agree to meet CM Mamata Banerjee

16 Jun 2019

WB: Doctors on strike agree to meet CM Mamata Banerjee

Junior doctors of NRS Medical College agitating in Kolkata have on Sunday reportedly agreed to meet West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee even as their strike entered the sixth day.

'Mental Hai Kya' row: Kangana's sister Rangoli defends 'insensitive' posters

21 Apr 2019

'Mental Hai Kya' row: Kangana's sister Rangoli defends 'insensitive' posters

Kangana Ranaut's upcoming movie Mental Hai Kya has faced a lot of flak as its title and promotional posters are seemingly insensitive to people with mental illnesses.

#FinancialBytes: 5 credit cards which offer unique benefits

21 Mar 2019

#FinancialBytes: 5 credit cards which offer unique benefits

These days it's common for credit cards to offer benefits like monetary rewards on grocery purchases, online shopping, movie ticket booking, etc.

Jharkhand: Doctors asked to write prescription in capital letters only

22 Sep 2018

Jharkhand: Doctors asked to write prescription in capital letters only

In a notification issued on Friday, the Jharkhand government has asked all government and private doctors to write prescriptions in capital letters.

#FinancialBytes: 5 credit cards which offer unique benefits

22 Jul 2018

#FinancialBytes: 5 credit cards which offer unique benefits

These days it's common for credit cards to offer benefits like monetary rewards on grocery purchases, online shopping, movie ticket booking, etc.

#FinancialBytes: 5 credit cards which offer unique benefits

26 Jun 2018

#FinancialBytes: 5 credit cards which offer unique benefits

These days it's common for credit cards to offer benefits like monetary rewards on grocery purchases, online shopping, movie ticket booking, etc.