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Telangana IMA chief, other doctors join BRS

T Harish Rao said that due to the implementation of KCR Kits, Nutrition Kits and Kalyan Laxmi scheme, the institutional deliveries increased, and MMR rate and child marriages decreased in the State

published on : 26th August 2023
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Medical commission’s generic push may pit docs against pharmacists

In Kerala, approximately 2.5 lakh batches of medicine are sold annually, and government labs can only test 5,000-6,000 batches, leaving most medications untested and potentially risking public health.

published on : 18th August 2023
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Defer implementation of NMC regulations making prescribing generic drugs mandatory: IMA to govt

The IMA appealed to the government to have a "one drug, one quality, one price" system whereby all brands should be sold at the same price.

published on : 14th August 2023
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Fever cases on the rise in Kerala, trend set to continue

According to experts, the trend of rising cases will continue at least for a few more weeks, while standard precautionary measures can help check the spread.

published on : 14th August 2023
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Don’t drop standards in medical college hirings: IMA

The letter said that applied medicine is essential in these para-clinical fields, to teach the importance of diagnosing disease, treatment and surgery.

published on : 20th July 2023
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No action by NMC on paltry stipend for house surgeons at private medical colleges 

The issue stems from the NMC’s vague guidelines on Compulsory Rotating Internship Regulations, which grant the power to fix stipends to the college management.

published on : 13th July 2023
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Kerala High Court to hear IMA’s tax case on July 6

The DGGI questioned the IMA’s claim for exemption, citing membership fee collections,  and apartment projects operated by the IMA as reasons for their scrutiny.

published on : 6th July 2023