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IMA slams govt for not keeping tab on corona mortality of doctors, health workers

New Delhi/IBNS:  The Indian Medical Association (IMA), the top body of medical practitioners in the country, on Wednesday slammed the government for not maintaining the statistics of total number of doctors and health care workers infected by Covid-19 and the tally of how many of them sacrificed their life due to the pandemic.

Don't shoot the messengers: SC's tough words against Delhi govt over action against doctors

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Wednesday in tough words asked the Delhi government not to "shoot the messengers" by taking action against doctors, healthcare workers who are fighting against the deadly Novel Coronavirus, media reports said.

Doctors, cops attacked in UP's Moradabad while trying to quarantine possible COVID-19 patients

Moradabad/IBNS: A team of doctors and medical staffers were attacked in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad town when they were visiting the area to escort the primary contacts of a COVID-19 positive patient, who died, to a quarantine facility on Wednesday.

Doctors are our pride, without them many lives would have been lost: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, Jul 01 (UNI) On the occasion of Doctors’ Day today, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee felicitated eminent doctors with the Bishista Chikitshak Award at a ceremony at SSKM Hospital, saying, " Doctors are our pride, without them many lives would have been lost. "

Mamata Banerjee to meet junior doctors at Nabanna on Monday

Kolkata, Jun 16 (UNI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet a delegation of junior doctors at 3pm on Monday at the state secretariat, Nabanna.

95 doctors resign at RG Kar hospital, seek unconditional apology from CM

Kolkata, Jun 14 (UNI): In a major blow to the health system in West Bengal, 95 senior doctors of state run RG Kar Medical College and Hospital today jointly signed a resignation letter, demanding an unconditional apology from chief minister Mamata Banerjee if she wanted them to return to work.

Uttar Pradesh doctors show solidarity with colleagues on strike in Kolkata

Lucknow, Jun 14 (UNI): On the call given by the Indian Medical Association(IMA) over the attack on the medicos in Kolkata, doctors in the government hospitals in Uttar Pradesh on Friday observed a protest wearing black badges and stopped work for two hours.

Young Doctors need to uphold ethics and treat every patient with compassion and empathy: Vice President

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the young doctors to bear in mind the need to uphold ethics and treat every patient with compassion and empathy, irrespective of his or her financial background.

Quality & compassion - ethics & equity should be guiding principles for Doctors: Vice President Naidu

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu told graduating doctors that quality and compassion as well as ethics and equity should be the guiding principles that light their path in life.

Doctors should interact with patients & their families with empathy: Vice President Naidu

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IBNS): Vice President of India M,. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Hospitals and Doctors must interact with patients & their families with empathy and compassion.  

Serving in rural areas must be made mandatory for doctors: Vice President Naidu

New Delhi, Apr 12 (IBNS): Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has serving in rural areas must be made mandatory for Doctors and they should have empathy, compassion and a caring attitude to enhance their effectiveness.

Doctor wants his son to be a doctor, but why a farmer desperate for his son to be a Class-IV employee, asks Naidu

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IBNS): Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu has stressed on the need to address distress situation, inherited over the years, in farm sector on priority and make farming a remunerative activity.

Bihar government says doctors in Naxal-hit areas to get special allowance

Patna, Jan 12 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): The state government in Bihar has planned to grant special allowance to doctors posted in the Maoist-affected areas.