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Ayurveda practitioner appointed Maharashtra Medical Council's registrar

Jun 24, 2016

Ayurveda practitioner appointed Maharashtra Medical Council's registrar

The government needs a pliant council that they can manipulate to suit their needs and appointing this new registrar to the medical council is one such move #Ayurveda #Indian Medical Association #Government of Maharashtra #allopathy #mmc #Maharashtra Medical Council #Cross-pathy #Modern medicine
IMA recommends India adopt Brazil's Zika model to fight dengue

Feb 17, 2016

IMA recommends India adopt Brazil's Zika model to fight dengue

Dengue's incidence is higher in countries with poor sanitation as compared to developed nations. In 2015, 97,740 cases were registered in Delhi. #Brazil #Delhi #NewsTracker #Indian Medical Association #IMA #Dengue #Zika #KK Aggarwal
Zika virus scare: Avoid travelling to the Americas, warn health experts

Jan 29, 2016

Zika virus scare: Avoid travelling to the Americas, warn health experts

In its latest advisory, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has also cautioned pregnant women to avoid travelling to countries at risk of Zika virus transmission. #India #Brazil #NewsTracker #WHO #World Health Organisation #Indian Medical Association #Uganda #IMA #aedes mosquito #Zika #microcephaly #Guillain-Barre syndrome
Medical negligence law reform: Why doctors shouldn't be demoralised, much less demonised

Dec 11, 2015

Medical negligence law reform: Why doctors shouldn't be demoralised, much less demonised

The government, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) claims, has agreed to make life for doctors much smoother by making the medical negligence laws more benevolent in favour of the medical community that has been shaking in its boots ever since the Supreme Court two years ago awarded a whopping Rs 11-crore compensation to the NRI Kunal Saha who had the mortification of seeing his wife die due to the negligence of a Kolkata hospital. #InMyOpinion #Health insurance #Indian Medical Association #doctors #MBBS #malpractice #Medical negligence law #peer reviews
At risk while saving lives: 75% Indian doctors face violence at work, reveals study

May 04, 2015

At risk while saving lives: 75% Indian doctors face violence at work, reveals study

Preliminary findings of an ongoing study by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) have revealed that over 75% of doctors in India have faced some form of violence at work. #India #NewsTracker #Indian Medical Association #Patients #the Lancet #Doctors in India #Doctors in China #Violence in hospitals
Where are the ethics? Surgeon posts pictures of patient's internal organs on Facebook

Mar 30, 2015

Where are the ethics? Surgeon posts pictures of patient's internal organs on Facebook

There are clear loopholes in our country when it comes to proper guidelines regarding use of clinical photographs on the social media. #HowThisWorks #Health #Healthcare #Indian Medical Association #Mohammad Faizal #Clinical photography
No need to panic, monitoring situation: Nadda on swine flu

Jan 02, 2015

No need to panic, monitoring situation: Nadda on swine flu

Two women, aged 35 and 53, residents of CR Park and Chattarpur, have tested positive for H1N1 (swine flu) virus, according to the officials from the health department of Delhi government today. #Health #TheySaidIt #JP Nadda #Indian Medical Association #Swine flu #H1N1
With growing concern over Ebola, IMA to draw up plan to tackle viral diseases

Oct 28, 2014

With growing concern over Ebola, IMA to draw up plan to tackle viral diseases

In view of growing concern over Ebola virus, which has claimed over 4,000 lives worldwide, the Indian Medical Association in Kerala is working on a training and awareness programme for its members on tackling outbreak of various viral diseases. #NewsTracker #Healthcare #Indian Medical Association #IMA #Ebola #AV Jayakrishnan
Why IMA wants a board to lay down rules for international patient transfer

Dec 31, 2012

Why IMA wants a board to lay down rules for international patient transfer

The late-night airlift from Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital to Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore of the gangrape victim has drawn criticism from doctors who believe the move was motivated by political reasons. #NewsTracker #Safdarjung Hospital #Indian Medical Association #Delhi gangrape #Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Now doctors' body questions airlift of rape victim to Singapore

Dec 29, 2012

Now doctors' body questions airlift of rape victim to Singapore

The Indian Medical Association wanted to know whether hospitals in India lack infrastructure to treat patients like the Delhi gangrape victim. #NewsTracker #Singapore #Indian Medical Association #hospital #Delhi gangrape