doctor's protest

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Rajasthan Doctors Go On Strike Protesting Against Right To Health Bill

In Rajasthan, thousands of doctors went on strike, protesting against the Right to Health Bill, passed by State CM Ashok Gehlot. The Indian Medical Association in Rajasthan doctors and staff protested against the Congress-led Rajasthan Government, demanding to revoke the bill, which is said to be a politically motivated move. Furthermore, Sunil Chugh, Rajasthan president of the IMA said to back “all the 55,000 public and private doctors of… read-more

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 - 03:51 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rajasthan Government, ASHOK GEHLOT, Right To Health Bill, Doctor's Strike, IMA

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Ramdev Baba

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Baba Ramdev Slammed By SC, Asked "Why Criticise Modern Medication?"

Supreme Court bench led by CJI NV Ramana slammed Baba Ramdev for insulting other medicines and their uses. On August 23, the Top Court was reviewing a petition filed by the Indian Medical Association against Yoga Guru Ramdev baba for criticising other modern medications. "it is better he must restrain (from) accusing the other systems," said the bench, ordering Baba Ramdev, who gain popularity for Yoga, to stop such campaigns.

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 07:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: medicine, Yoga Guru Ramdev, Supreme Court, IMA, Court Hearing

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Ashok Gehlot

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Indian Medical Association Calls For 24 Hr Bandh Following Gynecologist's Suicide

Dr Archana Sharma, a gynecologist at a private hospital allegedly committed suicide, after being accused with "medical negligence" in the death of a pregnant woman during childbirth in Dausa. The incident created outrage amongst Indian Medical Association (IMA), and called for 24-hour discontinuation of services, and protest from March 30, 6 am. Furthermore, the IMA demanded an investigation into the matter, which has been assured by… read-more

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 04:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IMA, Rajasthan, CM Ashok Gehlot, Dr Archana Sharma, protest

Courtesy: ANI

Mansukh Mandaviya

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Mansukh Mandaviya Reviews COVID-19 Management, Meets IMA Leaders & Doctors

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya held a high-level meeting with the Indian Medical Association (IMA) officials and doctors, over COVID-19 management. Scheduled on January 11, at 11:30 am, the meeting is underway to discuss the ongoing third wave and Omicron situation. The meeting is being held virtually, in Delhi. Meanwhile, Indian Health Department administered 9,84,676 precaution doses to eligible people in the last 24 hours. 

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 12:36 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Health Ministry, IMA, Doctors, Precautionary Dose

Courtesy: ANI

798 doctors have died in the second wave of COVID-19

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India Reports 798 Doctors' Deaths In The Second Wave of COVID-19

Indian Medical Association (IMA) has confirmed the death of 798 doctors during the second wave of COVID-19 in India, as per its official report released on June 29. Delhi reported a total of 128 deaths, followed by Bihar at 115 and UP at 79. Whereas, Puducherry reported the lowest count with only one death. The devastating news has come two days before India celebrates National Doctors Day on July 1.

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 01:57 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Doctors death, IMA, COVID, SECOND WAVE

Baba Ramdev

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FORDA Members Start Black Day Protest Over Ramdev's Remark On Allopathy

The members of Federation of Resident Doctors Associations (FORDA) on June 1 launched a 'black day' protest in Delhi over Swami Ramdev's comments on allopathy. The members demanded an open apology or action against him under the Epidemics Diseases Act. Assuring non-delay in the healthcare services, FORDA alleged Ramdev for his remarks to create "vaccine hesitancy" among people. Reportedly, many doctors wore black armbands, ribbons to… read-more

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 05:10 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Covid-19, Medicines, Allopathy, DMA, IMA, FORDA, Baba Ramdev

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

#ArrestRamdev: Yoga Guru Challenges Authorities To Arrest Him

Responding to #ArrestRamdev over Twitter, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was witnessed challenging authorities to arrest him. In the 40-second video, Ramdev was heard saying, "khair arrest to unka koi baap bhi nahin kar sakta Ramdev ko". This comes after the IMA had urged PM Narendra Modi to prosecute Ramdev under sedition for his attacks on allopathy. The IMA also served Ramdev Rs1000 crore defamation notice.

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 09:40 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Baba Ramdev, IMA, Narendra Modi, Allopathy

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Baba Ramdev.

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"Ramdev Respects Doctors": Patanjali Over His Anti-Allopathy Remarks

Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust has issued a statement over Baba Ramdev's remarks on allopathy, after the displeased Indian Medical Association served the Yoga guru a legal notice. The trust claimed that Ramdev was only reading out a forwarded WhatsApp message sent to him and that he has "utmost regards for doctors". Meanwhile, the IMA has also demanded action from Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan after Ramdev called allopathy a "stupid science".… read-more

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 10:57 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust, Baba Ramdev, Dr Harsh Vardhan, IMA, Allopathy

Courtesy: Times Now News

Man being administered COVID-19 vaccine

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COVID-19: Centre Rejects IMA Demand To Vaccinate All Above 18 Years

The Health Ministry on April 6 rejected Indian Medical Association’s request to give COVID-19 jab to anyone above 18 years. The ministry cited that the current vaccination plan is being implemented to minimise deaths. It added that currently people above 45 are being vaccinated as their mortality rate accounted for 88% of total deaths. "The objective... is to vaccinate those who need it," said the Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan.

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 12:25 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Vaccination, IMA, Covid-19, Union Health Ministry

Courtesy: Deccan Herald


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Patanjali's Coronil Is Not Approved By Drug Regulator, Claims IMA

The Indian Medical Association on March 19 stated that Patanjali’s immunity booster ‘Coronil’ has not been granted any regulatory approval by the drug regulator in India. The association stated that it had filed a query under the Right to Information Act, responding to which the regulator informed about issuing "no certificate or permission for the use of Coronil for treatment of COVID-19". Moreover, the association also demanded to follow… read-more

Sat, 20 Mar 2021 - 11:56 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Coronil, Patanjali Coronil, Indian Medical Association, IMA