31 May 2010
Indian Medical Association launched its own journal in the name of “Indian Medical World”. The first issue was published in March in the year 1930, under the able Editorship of Sir Nil Ratan Sircar, while Dr. A. N. Ghosh was made the Secretary. An All-India Editorial Board of 21 members was also formed.
All together 18 monthly issues of the “Indian Medical World” in two Volumes of 12 issues and six issues were published. The last issue of the Indian Medical World was dated August 1931.
Change of Name — In the 7th All India Conference, which was held in Poona, under the Presidentship of Dr. Jivraj N. Mehta, it was resolved to change the name of the journal as “Journal of the Indian Medical Association”. The change was made effective from September, 1931 issue. The change of the name did not connote any change in the policy of the journal.
Growth and Development of JIMA — The journal has recorded steady alround growth from year to year. It has recorded its brilliant progress in terms of increasing readership as well as being an “Index Journal” at par with the standard and sophisticated journals listed in Index Medicus (USA).
The Journal of the Indian Medical Association (JIMA) was founded by doyens of Medical Profession namely Sir Nilratan Sircar, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, Dr Kumud Sankar Ray and others in the year 1930 with only 122 Doctors, with objective to protect the rights and dignity of Indian doctors and to promote indigenous pharmaceutical houses. During the last 78 years of publication it has grown extensively. Not only its readership but also its reputation in the National and International Medical Forum has sprawled. It is an indexed (in index Medicus, USA) monthly journal. It is circulated among more than two lacs doctors, spread all over the country and abroad, like UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Malaise, Netherlands, Japan China, South Arabia etc.
It is subscribed by most of the Medical Colleges and Libraries in the country and also by Banks, Insurance Companies, Airways, Holiday Resorts, Textile Industries, Publishing Houses etc.
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