Cabinet apprised of changes made to National Medical Commission Bill in Parliament

The changes have been made in the National Medical Commission Bill passed by the Parliament from the version that was approved by the Cabinet.

published on : 28th August 2019

NMC Bill: Indian Medical Association to continue stir 

Dr Gangadhar attended the IMA sponsored Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme held here on Sunday as a chief guest.

published on : 12th August 2019

Andhra's Junior doctors call off stir after government assurance on NMC Bill

Earlier, officials of the Directorate of Medical Education held talks with the representatives of  Andhra Pradesh Junior Doctors’ Association (APJDA).

published on : 10th August 2019

Telangana junior doctors call off strike against NMC Bill

Telangana junior doctors have called off their strike on Friday after holding talks with State Health Minister Eatela Rajender at the Secretariat on Friday.

published on : 10th August 2019

Doctors’ strike affects out-patient services across Andhra Pradesh

IMA gives call in protest against ‘manhandling’ of a medico by police during protest in Vijayawada; minor scuffle took place between jr docs, patients at Kurnool GGH  

published on : 9th August 2019

Tollywood actor Rajasekhar, Kodandaram back doctors’ stir against NMC Bill

The junior doctors were supported by Telangana Jana Samithi founder Professor M  Kodandaram, and Tollywood actor Rajasekhar,  who is a doctor himself. 

published on : 9th August 2019

President Kovind gives assent to National Medical Commission Bill

The legislation provides for a common entrance examination for MBBS along with common counseling for all medical institutions in the country.

published on : 8th August 2019

Vijayawada DCP slaps medico protesting NMC Bill, junior doctors intensify protests across state

Vijayawada DCP-1 (law and order) V Harshavardhan Raju reached the spot and tried to disperse the doctors.

published on : 8th August 2019

Junior doctors to continue protest against NMC Bill in Hyderabad

Hundreds of junior doctors across the city will be participating in a large-scale protest bringing together different resident doctor associations at Dharna Chowk on Thursday morning.

published on : 8th August 2019

IMA defers August 8 strike against NMC Bill

The bill proposes to replace the Medical Commission of India with a National Medical Commission to regulate all aspects of medical education, profession and institutions.

published on : 8th August 2019

Protests intensify against NMC Bill after Vijayawada DCP slaps junior doctor

Demanding an apology from the Vijayawada DCP for slapping a medico, the junior doctors in Tirupati staged a sit-in near Alipiri and did not allow buses to ply to the hill shrine of Tirumala.

published on : 7th August 2019

Health ministry issues clarification on contentious clauses in NMC Bill

There is a huge skew in the distribution of doctors working in the urban and rural areas with the urban to rural doctor density ratio being 3.8:1.

published on : 7th August 2019

Andhra Pradesh Governor help sought to scrap NMC Bill

In a release issued here, IMA State president D Srihari Rao, said that the NMC Bill 2019 is unacceptable to the medical fraternity across the country.

published on : 7th August 2019

Doctors’ strike hits Vizag government hospitals, elective surgeries put on hold  

Between 1,500 and 1,700 patients are admitted in KGH, which has now come down currently to 1,200.

published on : 7th August 2019

Parliament passes amendments to NMC Bill, Motor Vehicles Act

On July 31, Rajya Sabha cleared the bill that seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic, with certain amendments.

published on : 6th August 2019
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