Indian Medical Association

  • Gujarat doctors to offer discount to patients who vote 19-04-2014 10:55 PM

    Ahmedabad: The doctors in Gujarat will give minimum 25 per cent discount on consultation fees to patients who show their inked finger to prove that they have cast their vote during the Lok Sabha polls, Indian Medical Association (IMA) said on Saturday. IMA president Dr Jitendra Patel said the move,...
  • Indian Medical Association starts lectures to help students, doctors tackle stress 18-03-2014 07:07 PM

    The Indian Medical Association in Kanpurhas launched a series of lectures by experts to help students and junior doctors cope with psychological pressure, a knock-on effect of their recent face-off with the police. "Students are in depression after the recent fiasco. Mental balance is imperative as they have to deal...
  • End strike for patients' sake: NHRC to UP doctors 05-03-2014 09:07 PM

    The NHRC on Wednesday urged the Uttar Pradesh doctors to end their strike for the sake of suffering patients. Junior doctors and medical practitioners across the state went on a strike following police action and arrest of two dozen junior doctors of GSV Medical College, Kanpur as a result of...
  • AIIMS doctors to observe 'black badge day' 04-03-2014 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: Resident doctors of AIIMS will observe a 'black badge day' on Tuesday as a gesture to support the ongoing strike by the doctors in Kanpur and all other medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh against the alleged high-handedness of city police and administration. Meanwhile, Indian Medical Association on Tuesday...
  • Doctors protest against SP legislator for forcing hundreds of patients to fend for themselves 03-03-2014 06:57 PM

    Doctors at the SN Medical College in Agracontinued their protest on Monday against a Samajwadi Party legislator, forcing hundreds of patients to fend for themselves. The doctors formed a human chain on MG Road on Sunday evening and took out a candlelight procession, the strikers said. More than 2,500 private...
  • Doctors stir: 300 medical college teachers to resign 03-03-2014 12:08 AM

    The ongoing agitation by doctors against police lathicharge on junior medicos of a government college on Sunday intensified with 300 teachers deciding to resign on the second day of their indefinite strike. The strike at Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Medical College Hospital in Kanpur, called by the Indian Medical Association, was...
  • Sex determination is redundant, says Shah Rukh Khan 10-08-2013 03:13 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was caught in the controversy over the pre-birth sex determination of his surrogate son AbRam, Friday said the practise itself is 'redundant'. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) had slammed the actor over reports that he and his wife Gauri Khan had got a...
  • Shah Rukh Khan: I am happy because of my son AbRam 10-08-2013 10:09 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was caught in the controversy over the pre-birth sex determination of his surrogate son AbRam, Friday said the practise itself is "redundant". The Indian Medical Association (IMA) had slammed the actor over reports that he and his wife Gauri Khan had got a...
  • News briefs: IMA members pledge to give priority to senior citizen patients in Patna 04-08-2013 08:27 PM

    Members of Indian Medical Association (IMA) of Bihar have pledged to give priority to patients who are senior citizens. The IMA members also said that special health care packages for the BPL families should be announced by the government. Patna: State puts hold on school buses older by 15 years...
  • Sweeper as doctor: IMA 'waiting for probe report' 10-07-2012 11:34 AM

    The Indian Medical Association on Tuesday said it condemned the incident in a UP government hospital where a sweeper was allegedly caught givings stitches to a patient. ...
  • SC refuses to stay nationwide doctors' strike 25-06-2012 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the day-long nation-wide strike called by the Indian Medical Association to protest against certain reforms initiated by the Central Government in the medical field. A bench of justices HL Gokhale and Gyan Sudha Misra, however, hoped the doctors would desist...
  • Indian Medical Association calls for nationwide strike 25-06-2012 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association has called for a nationwide strike on Monday, protesting amendments made to Acts relating to clinical establishment and private practise. However, they have assured that emergency services will not be hit. Medical services in Rajasthan are likely to remain paralysed on Monday when doctors...
  • Nationwide strike of doctors on June 25: IMA 24-06-2012 08:16 AM

    Jaipur: Medical services in Rajasthan are likely to remain paralysed on June 25 when doctors affiliated to IMA will go on a daylong nationwide strike to protest the proposed amendments to acts related to clinical establishment and private practice. "Private hospitals, consulting chambers, diagnostic centres, clinics, nursing homes will remain...
  • Aamir to address Parliament on medical issues 19-06-2012 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: A parliamentary panel has invited actor Aamir Khan, who exposed malpractices in the medical sector on his 'Satyamev Jayate' TV programme, for an interaction on the issue. He will appear Thursday morning with his team. Rajya Sabha MP Shanta Kumar of the Bharatiya Janata Party, who heads the...
  • Satyamev Jayate: Aamir won't apologise to IMA 06-06-2012 06:56 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has refused to apologise to the Indian Medical Association which has accused him of defaming the medical profession through his popular TV show 'Satyamev Jayate' and said he is ready to face any legal action threatened by it. "I am very comfortable if they...
  • Say sorry, Indian Medical Association tells Aamir 02-06-2012 09:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday demanded an immediate apology from actor Aamir Khan accusing him of having defamed the medical profession in the May 27 episode of his TV show 'Satyamev Jayate' and warned him of legal action if he did not do so. "Aamir Khan...
  • Pvt practice by govt docs not an offence: SC 28-04-2011 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: Government doctors engaged in private practice cannot be prosecuted under the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) or any other criminal law, the Supreme Court has ruled. A bench of justices Markandeya Katju and Gyan Sudha Mishra in a judgement quashed the FIR registered against two Punjab government doctors...
  • Axe healthcare tax: Indian medical fraternity 09-03-2011 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: Ever since the govt announced a new service tax on healthcare services this union budget, pressure has been growing to announce a roll-back. Noted cardiac surgeon Dr Devi Shetty launched a nation-wide appeal - calling this a misery tax. Dr Devi Shetty, Cardiologist and Chairman, Narayana Hrudaylaya said,...
  • IMA's endorsement of products raises ethical concern 08-05-2008 11:26 PM

    Johannesburg: Resting Graeme Smith was more important than allowing him to play in IPL 5 considering the long-term national interest, says Mohammed Moosajee, the doctor of the South African team. When you're looking at something more long term, keeping in mind the challenges that we have ahead, we thought it...
  • Med Association in trouble for endorsing PepsiCo 08-05-2008 04:17 PM

    Mohali: Former Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist on Monday praised the youngsters of the Indian team, saying one needs to be patient while the side is going through transition. After lifting the World Cup a year ago, the Indian team sunk from one low to another in the past year, losing...
  • 15-yr-old surgeon's parents held 25-06-2007 12:18 PM

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  • 15-year-old 'surgeon' gets away 22-06-2007 02:17 AM

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  • TN to take action against 15-yr-old doc 21-06-2007 10:50 AM

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  • Doc couple let 15-yr-old son do surgery 20-06-2007 11:17 PM

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