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IMA: 99 doctors died due to COVID-19

Among those infected are 586 practising doctors, 566 resident doctors and 150 house surgeons, according to a national COVID registry set up by IMA

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India

Harsh Vardhan rejects IMA demand of taking govt hospitals out of Ayushman Bharat

The idea of excluding government hospitals from the ambit of Ayushman Bharat is absolutely absurd and needs to be rejected: Health minister

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India

End of doctors’ strike takes pressure off Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ordered listing of the issue of doctors’ safety and security before an appropriate bench, as it felt there was no urgency in hearing the matter now

 

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India

OPD closed across hospitals in nationwide doctors’ strike

Since the strike applies to non-essential medical services, the OPD of hospitals across India are today closed

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India

Doctors’ strike on 17 June is very much on: IMA

The countrywide doctors’ strike on 17 June will see withdrawal of non-essential health services, including OPD, halted until 6 AM of Tuesday

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India

IMA throws weight behind doctors’ agitation; 17 June strike on

This agitation, IMA chief Sukumar Sen said, should continue until all the demands of the striking doctors were met

 

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India

Mamata’s nephew rebels: Why TMC govt’s decline was inevitable explained

As the doctors’ agitation snowballs into a major crisis, Supreme Court lawyer and activist with a nationalist’s credentials Amitabh Sinha says the unravelling of Mamata Banerjee was inevitable

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Assault on doctors in Bengal: Harsh Vardhan issues ‘kadi ninda’

Expressing concern over the incidents of violence against doctors, Dr Harsh Vardhan said it was necessary for medical practitioners to get a safe work environment

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India

More children being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in India

New Delhi: The incidence of Type 1 diabetes is on the rise among children today with about 97,000 of them affected in India alone. About 32 per lakh children are affected in Delhi alone. Type 1 diabetes is also called juvenile diabetes as it affects children primarily. Type 1 diabetes is caused when the immunity […]

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India

Maha medical fraternity welcomes SC ruling on euthanasia

Mumbai:┬áThe medical fraternity in the State today welcomed the Supreme Court’s landmark judgment in which it recognised ‘living will’ made by terminally-ill patients for passive euthanasia. Dr Abdul Ansari, director of the critical care services of Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital said that the “right to die” was a landmark ruling which would allow people to […]