eMediNews

(incorporating eIMA News)

January 24 2016, Sunday

EDITORIAL
 
     
 
   
   
     

Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act

  • Child means any one below the age of 18 years.
  • The act applies to all cases of sexual assault to a child.
  • Any sexual activity with a child (boy or girl) is a crime.
  • The act defines sexual offences against children and prescribes the punishment for the same
  • Sexual offences can be penetrative sexual assault (Sec. 3), sexual assault (non-penetrative – Sec. 7), sexual harassment (Sec. 11), and use of a child for pornography (Sec. 13)
  • A person commits Penetrative Sexual Assault of a child below 18 years if he inserts his penis or any other object into the vagina, anus, urethra or any part of the body of the child, or causes any other person to do so to the child, or applies his mouth to any such part of the body of the child.
  • Penetrative sexual assault of a child below 18 years is punishable with 
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PRESS RELEASE

Indian Medical Association to honor the oldest practicing and non-practicing doctor in the country

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) announced today at a press conference that it will be honoring the “Oldest Practicing and Non Practising Doctor” in India. Dr. Prakash from Jor Bagh, New Delhi aged 103 years and Dr. J.S. Rastogi from Moradabad aged 99 will be honoured during the installation of Team IMA-CGP for the year 2016-17 on Sunday, 24th January, 2016. At the event, Dr.V.K. Monga will take over as Dean, IMA CGP.

Mr. Surender Khanna and Mr. Vijay Dahiya, renowned Cricketers will be the chief guests for the event and Mr. Sanjay Jaiswal, Member of Parliament will be the Guest of Honour. Before the installation, Dr K K Aggarwal, Hony. Secretary General, IMA will host a dialogue with Shri Harsh Deep Malhotra, Hon’ble Mayor, East Delhi Municipal Corporation over tea.

A CME will also be organized on point of care diagnostics in general practice.

Addressing the press, Dr. K K Aggarwal Honorary Secretary General IMA said, “It is indeed a historic moment for each one of us at IMA to announce two awards which will be given out during the instillation of Team IMA-CGP for the present year. The first award will be given to the oldest practicing doctor in our country, Dr. J.S. Rastogi from Moradabad who continues to see patients at the age of 99 years. The other award will be handed over to Dr. Prakash from New Delhi who at 103 years is the oldest non-practicing doctor of our country. This is a proof that doctors too can lead a long and healthy life if the right lifestyle is adopted. In additon to this, my colleague, Dr. VK Monga will take over as the new Dean of IMA CGP during the instillation. I congratulate him and welcome him to the team.”

 Adding to this, Dr. V K Monga, Former Chairman, MCD Health Committee and Dean elect, IMA College of General Practitioners said, “I congratulate Dr. JS Rastogi and Dr. Prakash for this award. They are truly an inspiration for each one of us.”

A Panel discussion will also be organized on problems faced by General Practitioners.  The Panel will include Dr. S.Arulrhaj and Dr. E. Prabhavati.

IMA will also launched several new schemes including

  • Encouraging all members to car pool for official meetings and ceremonies to help reduce the increasing pollution in the city
  • IMA’s Anti-Tobacco Policy according to which all IMA buildings and meetings will be smoke free (Ban on smoking both cigarettes and e-cigarettes)
 
   
 
 
   
 
     
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