Daily Archives: 01/02/2018

Budget for health sector-IMA reaction. 

IMA welcomes certain provisions for health sector in the budget presented today but still lacks the necessary allocations to mitigate the problems faced by the community in regards to have an accessible,affordable,accountable and scientific health care. Primary figures of allocation to health sector are not at all satisfactory- IMA had demanded minimum 3% of GDP […]


Letter to up principal health SecINDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION(Registered under Societies Act XXI of 1860)UP STATE BRANCH (Session 2017-18)State Office: IMA UP STATE, A-512, Lajpat Nagar, Rampur Road, Moradabad 244001 Phone: 0591-2493666 E-mail: imaupstate16@gmail.com Website: http://www.imaup.in1 Dr. Sudhir Dhakre President21 Moti Bagh,Dayal Bagh, Agra-2820055MOB- 9837029529Email: sdhakre9@gmail.comDate; 29-01-2018ToThe Principal Secretary Health Govt. of U.P.Subject: Change the CEA […]

Akathisia: overlooked at a cost

Hiroko Akagi, consultant in liaison psychiatry and T Manoj Kumar, consultant in liaison psychiatryAdditional article informationAkathisia (Greek “not to sit”) is an extrapyramidal movement disorder consisting of difficulty in staying still and a subjective sense of restlessness. It is a recognised side effect of antipsychotic and antiemetic drugs but may also be caused by other […]