Month: November 2015

IMA Wants “Untouchable” Status of Doctors Made Permanent by New Law

The recent “deal” between the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and central health ministry that has already agreed to consider 5 specific demands made by India’s largest medical lobby (IMA) to bring new laws or amendments in the existing laws can be described only in one way that Indian doctors now want their virtual “untouchable” status …

IMA Threatens “Satyagraha” as Health Ministry Agrees to Change Benevolent Laws for Shielding Doctors Including a “Cap” on Compensation for Victims of Medical Negligence: PBT Lodges Strong Protest with Health Minister

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has declared victory in bringing new amendments in several long-standing and patients-protective laws including the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), Clinical Establishment Act (CEA), PCPNDT Act (for preventing female fetuses) and even the Indian Penal Code (IPC). PBT has obtained an email communication from Dr. K.K. Aggarwal, IMA General Secretary and …

Delhi High Court Adjourns Order In The PIL Against Unethical Act By MCI Leaders To Promote Ketan Desai As World Medical Association (WMA) President

On October 9, 2015, Delhi High Court division bench headed by the chief justice announced that an order will be passed on November 2, 2015 as to whether the writ petition (PIL) filed by PBT against the wrongful act by several MCI and IMA leaders to promote disgraced ex-MCI chief, Dr. Ketan Desai, as the …