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NEET-PG 2022 unlikely to be rescheduled amid calls for postponement, say sources
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NEET-PG 2022 unlikely to be rescheduled amid calls for postponement, say sources

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has also not received any assurance from the Union Health Ministry after a brief discussion, the sources said

Reschedule NEET PG 2022: IMA writes to Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, cites these reasons
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Reschedule NEET PG 2022: IMA writes to Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, cites these reasons

IMA also said there were many medical aspirants who were serving as COVID-19 warriors during the pandemic, due to which their final examinations stand delayed and internship requirement has not been fulfilled, thus they are unable to appear in the exam

Ensure COVID-19 duty of resident docs don't exceed 8 hours: IMA urges Centre, states
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Ensure COVID-19 duty of resident docs don't exceed 8 hours: IMA urges Centre, states

In a statement, the doctors' body said in case of untimely death, the status of Covid martyr and compensation as well as case-wise assistance should be arranged.

Twitter accounts of Indian Medical Association, ICWA compromised; all you need to know
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Twitter accounts of Indian Medical Association, ICWA compromised; all you need to know

The accounts could have been hacked due to malicious link being clicked by the handlers of the account or the password being compromised

Why over 10,000 resident doctors across the country have decided to go on strike from today
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Why over 10,000 resident doctors across the country have decided to go on strike from today

The Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association called for a nationwide strike to protest against the postponement of NEET PG counselling 2021

IMA seeks removal of one-week provision for posting of medical interns in Ayush medicine
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IMA seeks removal of one-week provision for posting of medical interns in Ayush medicine

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’

Uttarakhand government cancels Kanwar Yatra amid warnings of COVID-19 spread
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Uttarakhand government cancels Kanwar Yatra amid warnings of COVID-19 spread

The Indian Medical Association's Uttarakhand chapter had written to the state's chief minister urging him to cancel the yatra

IMA says COVID-19 third wave 'inevitable', urges govts to curb crowds at 'super-spreader' events
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IMA says COVID-19 third wave 'inevitable', urges govts to curb crowds at 'super-spreader' events

The doctors' body said that while tourism, pilgrimage travel, and religious fervour are needed, it can wait for a few more months

National Doctors' Day: Modi hails 'exemplary' service by medical fraternity during pandemic; highlights of PM's address
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National Doctors' Day: Modi hails 'exemplary' service by medical fraternity during pandemic; highlights of PM's address

National Doctors' Day: Equating the doctors with God, the prime minister paid tributes to all healthcare professionals who lost their lives while treating COVID-19 patients

National Doctor’s Day 2021: Significance and history of day honouring relentless service by doctors
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National Doctor’s Day 2021: Significance and history of day honouring relentless service by doctors

Winder Georgia was the first country to celebrate National Doctor’s Day on 28 March, 1933

Will take COVID-19 vaccine, doctors are 'God's envoys on earth', says Ramdev
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Will take COVID-19 vaccine, doctors are 'God's envoys on earth', says Ramdev

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

IMA seeks Modi's intervention to stop assault on doctors, fake news on COVID-19 vaccines
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IMA seeks Modi's intervention to stop assault on doctors, fake news on COVID-19 vaccines

The IMA, in its appeal, said that the government should promote universal free vaccination to all above 18 years of age

Will consider withdrawing police complaint against Ramdev if he retracts comments, says IMA
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Will consider withdrawing police complaint against Ramdev if he retracts comments, says IMA

Earlier this week, IMA had served a defamation notice to Ramdev for alleged disparaging remarks against modern medicine and its practitioners

Ramdev gets Rs 1,000 cr defamation notice from IMA Uttarakhand for remarks against allopathic medicine
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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

Ramdev apologises for mocking modern medicine, but yoga guru has often taken science for a ride
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Ramdev apologises for mocking modern medicine, but yoga guru has often taken science for a ride

Patanjali's Coronil, a purportedly 'Ayurvedic' concoction, has also been at the centre of controversy in the recent past

Ramdev's remarks on allopathy: Delhi Medical Association lodges police complaint against yoga guru
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Ramdev's remarks on allopathy: Delhi Medical Association lodges police complaint against yoga guru

Ramdev has claimed that 'allopathy is a stupid science', the Indian Medical Association had said citing a video circulating on social media

Prosecute Ramdev for statements mocking modern medicine, IMA urges health ministry
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Prosecute Ramdev for statements mocking modern medicine, IMA urges health ministry

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

Wake up from slumber and respond to COVID-19 challenges, IMA tells health ministry
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Wake up from slumber and respond to COVID-19 challenges, IMA tells health ministry

The doctors' body said for the last 20 days, it has been insisting on a complete and well-planned national lockdown, but the Centre has refused to implement it

Indian Medical Association demands explanation from Union Health Minister for 'promoting' Patanjali's untested Coronil
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Indian Medical Association demands explanation from Union Health Minister for 'promoting' Patanjali's untested Coronil

WHO's South-East Asia office clarified that it hadn't reviewed or certified the effectiveness of any traditional medicine for treating COVID-19.