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The Indian Medical Association (IMA), the national organization of “Doctors of Modern Scientific System of Medicine”, was organized in 1928, and currently IMA has around 100,000 members belonging to different branches of medical profession and function through a network of more than 1700 local branches, located in different part of India.
Background Before the establishment of the Indian Medical Association, some of the members of the profession were members of the British Medical Association, which then had some branches in the-then Undivided India. After the Indian Medical Association was organized, an agreement was struck between both the Associations, and an understanding was reached that the British Medical Association will not have any branch in India, and both the Associations got mutually affiliated – a relationship which still continues till date.
Objectives The major objectives of the Indian medical Association include:
#Promotion and advancement of medical and all related sciences
#Improving the public health and medical education in India
#Maintaining the honor and dignity of the medical profession
Milestones During its history of more than seven decades, the Indian Medical Association has participated in several activities, which include:
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