South Kolkata Medical Association (SKMA)is a new branch of IMA, working in the southern part of the city. The branch was inaugurated on 3oth June, 2013. The main purpose of the branch was to involve those doctors residing or practicing in the south Kolkata and not the members of IMA. During this short period of time the branch has 62 Life members. Maximum members are fresh graduates but there are few seniors who have also joined IMA through this branch. The branch is registered with West Bengal Society Registration Act.
During this short period the branch organized many programs, like Doctors Day, World Heart Day and many CMEs.
The branch has its News Bulletin, a monthly publication, namely SUSWASTHYA.
Apart from observing all IMA programs, the branch has decided to focus on prevention of Life Style Diseases.
The branch has decided to raise its voice for legislation for Right to Health on line of Right to Food and Right to Work.