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Jul 27, 2018
60 adolescent girls from selected areas in Bhubaneswar participate in government programme on menstrual health, hygieneAt least 60 adolescent girls from selected slums took part in an orientation programme on reproductive health in Bhubaneswar Town Centre District (BTCD).
Jul 16, 2018
Centre to push amended NMC Bill in Parliament: Will replacing MCI lead to redemption of medical education?Narendra Modi govt is determined to see the contentious NMC Bill pass, expected to be tabled in Parliament during the upcoming Monsoon Session.
Jun 09, 2018
IMA launches programme to sensitise doctors on sexual health, but fixation on male concerns does disservice to issueWhen medical practitioners are fixated with sexual health issues faced by men, or view women's concerns only through the prism of their (male) partner's health, women and trans-people are even more unlikely to get an empathetic doctor to discuss these issues.
Jun 02, 2018
IMA president says there is no threat to Kerala from Nipah virus as 300 doctors arrive in stateIndian Medical Association (IMA) president Ravi Wankadekar on Saturday said Kerala need not worry about the Nipah virus as the state is absolutely safe from it now.
May 28, 2018
Delhi hospitals can't 'hold hostage' bodies of patients for non-payment of dues, says draft advisoryPrivate hospitals in the capital "cannot hold hostage" bodies of patients, who have died during treatment there, a draft Delhi government advisory states.
Apr 24, 2018
IMA, AMC protest against Modi's 'corrupt doctors' jibe; profession would do well to introspect than to shoot messengerNarendra Modi is reported to have cited examples of various international conferences, allegedly funded by pharma companies, where doctors participate.
Apr 22, 2018
Medical community expresses displeasure over Narendra Modi's comments in London on doctorsArray
Mar 25, 2018
IMA rejects Parliamentary panel suggestions on NMC bill, calls indefinite strike from 2 AprilRejecting the recommendations of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the National Medical Commission bill, the Indian Medical Association, the largest body of private doctors in India, on Sunday called for an indefinite strike from 2 April.
Jan 29, 2018
India's healthcare is in a mess: Doctors desperately needed, but states chasing talent away through over-regulation and coercionThe Indian healthcare system is facing a number of challenges, the largest being a loss of credibility. Many experts, waxing eloquent across print and electronic media and finding faults with the system often put the onus on the government ‘to do something’. However, this farrago of criticism not only fails to bring out real solutions, it builds pressure on policymakers which leads to knee-jerk reactions which further distract from real solutions.
Jan 06, 2018
Medical reforms in India, part-II: NMC Bill legalises quacks; ill-trained AYUSH doctors will further compromise rural healthcareThe proposed six-month bridge course in the NMC Bill, allowing AYUSH and homeopathy practitioners to prescribe modern medicines, is a devious attempt to propagate its nationalistic propaganda