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World Patient Safety Day 2020: COVID-19 pandemic highlights why keeping healthcare workers safe matters
Health

World Patient Safety Day 2020: COVID-19 pandemic highlights why keeping healthcare workers safe matters

A knowledgeable, skillful, motivated and cautious healthcare workforce is critical in providing appropriate and safe care to patients.

Treat doctors who died due to COVID-19 at par with martyrs of armed forces: IMA to Narendra Modi
India

Treat doctors who died due to COVID-19 at par with martyrs of armed forces: IMA to Narendra Modi

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

'Cases in rural areas a bad sign': IMA chairman claims COVID-19 community spread has begun in India
India

'Cases in rural areas a bad sign': IMA chairman claims COVID-19 community spread has begun in India

'Every day the number of cases is increasing by more than around 30,000. This is really a bad situation,' said IMA chairman Dr VK Monga

IMA issues red alert for healthcare professionals after 99 doctors succumb to COVID-19, 1,302 infected
India

IMA issues red alert for healthcare professionals after 99 doctors succumb to COVID-19, 1,302 infected

As per the IMA, a feedback system from the doctors, employees and public needs to be in place. Cleaning and sanitising protocols should be meticulously adhered to.

COVID-19 offers unique opportunity to transform Maharashtra's private healthcare sector, introduce minimum standards of operation
India

COVID-19 offers unique opportunity to transform Maharashtra's private healthcare sector, introduce minimum standards of operation

India’s private healthcare is among the most under-regulated in the world, and for the larger part after independence, there has been no overarching attempt to regulate minimum standards and rates of services.

Violence against doctors, growing trust deficit with patients at core of medical system's rot; policymakers must act quickly
India

Violence against doctors, growing trust deficit with patients at core of medical system's rot; policymakers must act quickly

A reverse of what is called the God complex operates in India, where godliness is thrust upon doctors and they are still considered to be the guarantors of deliverance and recovery.

Doctor beaten to death in Assam: Police arrest 26 from tea plantation as Jorhat medicos go on strike
India

Doctor beaten to death in Assam: Police arrest 26 from tea plantation as Jorhat medicos go on strike

73-year-old Dr Deben Dutta was assaulted by a mob on Saturday following the death of a patient in a tea estate hospital in Assam's Jorhat

'Right to healthcare, life compromised': Doctors voice concern for J&K patients in open letter to Union govt
India

'Right to healthcare, life compromised': Doctors voice concern for J&K patients in open letter to Union govt

The medical professionals have expressed concerns about the absence of functional ambulance systems, mental health challenges and pellet gun injuries in Kashmir.

Indian Medical Association calls for 'aggressive public campaign' against NMC Bill, appeals to president to withhold his assent to draft law
India

Indian Medical Association calls for 'aggressive public campaign' against NMC Bill, appeals to president to withhold his assent to draft law

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has deferred its call for the withdrawal of services to a "later date of choice," and decided an aggressive public campaign against the deleterious clauses of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. IMA emergency action committee had on Sunday called for a nationwide withdrawal of services on 8 August.

Indian Medical Association calls 24 hour strike across country on 8 August to protest against NMC Bill
India

Indian Medical Association calls 24 hour strike across country on 8 August to protest against NMC Bill

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday called for a withdrawal of services of modern medicine doctors across the country on 8 August against the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill.

National Medical Commission Bill, 2019: Here's all you need to know about legislation that will replace IMC Act
India

National Medical Commission Bill, 2019: Here's all you need to know about legislation that will replace IMC Act

The NMC Bill proposes a common final-year MBBS examination, known as National Exit Test (NEXT), for admission to post-graduate medical courses and for obtaining a license to practice medicine.

Delhi’s resident doctors to protest introduction of NMC Bill in RS, decide to withdraw all services, including emergency
India

Delhi’s resident doctors to protest introduction of NMC Bill in RS, decide to withdraw all services, including emergency

The NMC bill, which seeks to replace the graft-tainted Medical Council of India, had got the nod of the Lok Sabha on 29 July. According to doctors, if not amended, the Bill will lead to deterioration of medical education and degradation of healthcare services.

Resident Doctors' Association to go on 24-hour nationwide strike against 'draconian' National Medical Commission Bill today
Sports

Resident Doctors' Association to go on 24-hour nationwide strike against 'draconian' National Medical Commission Bill today

On 29 July, the Lok Sabha had passed a Bill that seeks to create National Medical Commission in place of Medical Council of India (MCI) with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan terming it as an "anti-vested interests Bill" which will be remembered as one of the greatest reforms brought by the Narendra Modi government.

Union health ministry proposes doing away with NEET-PG; says MBBS final exam enough for admissions to MD, MS
India

Union health ministry proposes doing away with NEET-PG; says MBBS final exam enough for admissions to MD, MS

Union Health Ministry proposed to do away with NEET-PG, making final MBBS examination for admission to MD and MS programmes.

Union health ministry appoints sub-committee to draft law protecting doctors, medical professionals against violence
India

Union health ministry appoints sub-committee to draft law protecting doctors, medical professionals against violence

Union health ministry set up an eight-member sub-committee to draft a central law to check violence against doctors and medical professionals.

Centre sets up committee to discuss security of medical staff, move comes after resident doctors protested attack on colleague
India

Centre sets up committee to discuss security of medical staff, move comes after resident doctors protested attack on colleague

The Indian Medical Association has welcomed the Centre's move to set up a committee to discuss the Central Act for doctor's security. The move comes just weeks after the protesting resident doctors of All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

Indian Medical Association terms budgetary allocation for health sector 'inadequate'; says health India's blind spot
India

Indian Medical Association terms budgetary allocation for health sector 'inadequate'; says health India's blind spot

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday termed the budgetary allocation in the health sector "inadequate".

National Doctor’s Day 2019: Initiative an attempt to raise awareness about issues ailing medical community
India

National Doctor’s Day 2019: Initiative an attempt to raise awareness about issues ailing medical community

National Doctor’s Day is a United Nations-mandated cause which is observed in India on 1 July every year. This occasion marks the birth and death anniversary of Bidhan Chandra Roy, the first Chief Minister of West Bengal, who is also one of the most renowned Indian physicians.

Kabir Singh: Mumbai-based doctor writes to Maharashtra health minister demanding ban on Shahid Kapoor's film
Entertainment

Kabir Singh: Mumbai-based doctor writes to Maharashtra health minister demanding ban on Shahid Kapoor's film

Kabir Singh narrates the story of a short-tempered surgeon played by Shahid Kapoor, who goes on a path of self-destruction, consuming drugs and alcohol after he couldn't marry his college sweetheart Preeti.

Bengal doctors' strike: Supreme Court defers hearing on security of medicos, says as protests are over, there's no urgency now
India

Bengal doctors' strike: Supreme Court defers hearing on security of medicos, says as protests are over, there's no urgency now

The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there is no urgency to hear the matter.