The medical body also urged the government to announce 'additional' doses of the jab for healthcare, frontline workers and immunocompromised individuals.
The Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association called for a nationwide strike to protest against the postponement of NEET PG counselling 2021
The IMA warned that a week’s training in Indian systems of medicine as an elective will pave way for a ‘half-baked mixopath, which is disastrous for the country’
The Indian Medical Association's Uttarakhand chapter had written to the state's chief minister urging him to cancel the yatra
The doctors' body said that while tourism, pilgrimage travel, and religious fervour are needed, it can wait for a few more months
Recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for the 49th consecutive day, while the daily positivity rate has remained under five percent for 24 days
Multiple cases have been filed against Ramdev for his remarks on allopathy, doctors and COVID-19 vaccines. Of them, two have gained attention as those have been filed by the regional chapters of the Indian Medical Association
The yoga guru had earlier stirred a controversy with his comments on the efficacy of allopathic drugs against COVID-19, drawing the ire of the medical fraternity
The IMA, in its appeal, said that the government should promote universal free vaccination to all above 18 years of age
Earlier this week, IMA had served a defamation notice to Ramdev for alleged disparaging remarks against modern medicine and its practitioners
This comes after the Indian Medical Association wrote to Narendra Modi, demanding that yoga guru Ramdev be booked under sedition charges for an alleged misinformation campaign on COVID-19 vaccination
Ramdev gets Rs 1,000 cr defamation notice from IMA Uttarakhand for remarks against allopathic medicine
The IMA stated that if the yoga guru doesn't post a video countering the statements given by him and tender a written apology within 15 days, then a sum of Rs 1,000 crore will be demanded
Patanjali's Coronil, a purportedly 'Ayurvedic' concoction, has also been at the centre of controversy in the recent past
Ramdev has claimed that 'allopathy is a stupid science', the Indian Medical Association had said citing a video circulating on social media
The yoga guru is doing this 'so that he can sell his illegal and unapproved so-called medicines and make money at the cost of the public', the IMA alleged
The list of the deceased doctors includes former Indian Medical Association president Dr KK Aggarwal, who succumbed to the deadly virus on Monday
According to a statement posted on his Twitter handle, he passed away at 11.30 pm on Monday after a 'lengthy battle with COVID-19'
Open COVID-19 vaccinations for all above age 18, Indian Medical Association urges Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The IMA also suggested that private sector family clinics should be included actively in the vaccination drive along with private hospitals
Doctors sport black badges, shut non-essential services against Centre's decision to allow Ayush physicians to perform surgeries
The IMA, which is the apex body of allopathy doctors in the country, has demanded the withdrawal of the AYUSH ministry notification, saying integration of all systems of medicine would lead to 'mixopathy'
The IMA sought an "inclusive national solatium" for the families of such doctors, and added that a family member should be provided a government job as per their qualification