The government agrees to consider DMA demands on Ayushmaan Bharat and the NMC Bill
On the occasion of Doctors Day celebrations by Delhi Medical Association on 1st July 2018 at MAMC Auditorium, in his address, the Chief Guest Mr. J.P. Nadda, Hon’ble , Health Minister Govt. of India assured the doctors that the packages given in the Ayushmaan Bharat by Government on which the doctors resented that they are very low and impractical, can be reconsidered and can be changed. On the issue of NMC bill for which President Dr. Ashwani Goyal raised the point in his welcome address that crosspathy should not be allowed and there should be the proper representation of doctors in the NMC be there. The Health Minister Sh. J.P. Naddaji promised that the govt will see to it that the modern medicine will not be prescribed by the doctors of other pathies.
On this occasion Delhi Medical Association honoured with Vashisht Chikitsa Ratan Award to Senior members from medical field for their outstanding contribution towards the medical profession and in the service society includes, Dr. Randeep Guleria, Dr. Balram Bhargava, Dr. Ashok Seth, Dr. T.S. Kler, Dr. A.S. Soin, besides other stalwarts of the medical profession. DMA also honoured Dr.J.S. Guleria, Dr G.P. Seth, Dr. M.G. Abbott and Dr. M.L. Dang with DMA Life Time Achievement Award.
Dr. Ashwani Goyal, President, DMA said that our doctors are making the nation proud with their outstanding and dedicated medical services as India is becoming the hub of medical excellence for the nation and whole world. He complimented the doctors for their academic achievements in the medical field alongwith their zeal to serve the humanity and in the various programmes of the government.
Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Minister for the state for Culture complimented the missionary services rendered by the medical profession to the society and inspired the medical fraternity present on the occasion to strive for compassionate healthcare especially to the poor public of the country. He congratulated the doctors on the occasion of Doctors Day. He highlighted the various public welfare programmes being run by the govt. of India to give better health care to the residents of the country
Dr. Harish Gupta, Chairman Doctors Day, said that on the call given by the Government, DMA is committed and will be working on the elimination of Tuberculosis from the country by 2025.
Dr. G.S. Grewal, Hony. State Secretary, DMA highlighted the various programme being done by the Delhi Medical Association like Aao School Chale, Beat Plastic Pollution on Environment Day, Programme on Menstrual Hygiene, Elderly abuse programme etc.