New Delhi-The Indian Medical Association(IMA) has announced a pan-India relay hunger strike of doctors that will start from February 1, in protest against a notification issued by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) that will allow Ayurveda post-graduate practitioners to perform general surgical procedures that include 58 types of surgical procedures. Now, the modern medicine doctor has given the name of “Mixopathy”.
“We object mixing of the streams as it is unsafe and unscientific. People should have right to choose the stream for getting treated by any system of medicine from the qualified doctors of that system.”says a statement by IMA
The IMA has given directions to all the members across the country to launch the “Save Healthcare India Movement”, said in a statement issued by IMA.
Doctors will take turns to sit on the hunger strike 24X7 from February 1 onwards. IMA will release posters for awareness and banners across the country.
“All IMA members shall update their Members of Parliament and MLAs regarding the true picture of the notification and integration policy.IMA will also give its rationale representations to all State Governments.Under this Save People Movement, all NGOs will be updated with the core issues.” It added
“The Representatives of the IMA shall visit the various places across the country for public awarenss.”
Besides all this the Indian Medical Association (IMA) will write and convey their feelings to the Prime Minister, the association said,