Explained: Why Medical Commission Bill bothers doctors

National Medical Commission(NMC) Bill,2019 is being criticised by medical fraternity even after getting passed in Parliament. The Indian Medical Association(IMA) has raised concerned over Section 32 of the NMC Bill that provides for licensing of non medical persons or Community Health Providers to practise modern medicine. According to the Bill,the Commission may grant limited licence… Continue reading Explained: Why Medical Commission Bill bothers doctors

IMA constitutes fact-finding mission to look into Payal Tadvi’s death

The Indian Medical Association(IMA) has constituted a fact-finding mission committee to evaluate the factors that led to the suicide of resident doctor at BYL Nair Hospital Mumbai. The panel will probe the suicide case in light of the complex issue of resident doctors poor working conditions and suggest remedial measures. The Indian Medical Association(IMA) is… Continue reading IMA constitutes fact-finding mission to look into Payal Tadvi’s death

IMA threatens agitation over bridge course proposal

Niti Aayog has proposed a Bridge Course between BDS and MBBS in an attempt to address the acute shortfall of doctors in the country.The successful completion of the course would allow dentists to practice primary health care. The NITI Aayog proposal is based on the fact that the dental courses in the country follow the… Continue reading IMA threatens agitation over bridge course proposal