Joint Forum of Medical Technologists of India (JFMTI) is a national registered federal organization of associations/unions of medical technologists from various streams of health sciences, working in hospitals/health institutions of Central Government, State Governments, autonomous health institutions, local and private health establishments in India.

Member profile

Joint Forum of Medical Technologists of India (JFMTI) is a common national voice for health Professionals/Medical Technologists from various allied health streams like Medical Laboratory Technology, Radiology Technology, Radiation Therapy technology, Operation Theatre Technology, Cardiology Technology, Neurology Technology, and Dialysis Technology etc.

Mission of JFMTI is to build an aware, vibrant Medical Technologists fraternity enable to accomplish goals and objectives to promote, advance and establish a regulated and coordinated system for Medical Technology professions and professionals. It has always advocated for providing qualitative allied health education and health care services to the public. JFMTI also endeavours to get the due recognition and respect for the Medical Technologists that they deserve in the present health care delivery system of our country. JFMTI as a unifying voice of health professionals and striving hard for betterment of health system for general public, patients, health professions and professionals (Medical Technologists) in India and advocating for reforming and establishing equitable, regulated, rationalised and holistic health care delivery system.

Main activities

Area of interest of forum are:

  • Human Resources for Health- Particularly for allied health professions
  • Improvement of allied health education system
  • Demand and advocacy for a regulatory mechanism for establishing a coordinated, regulated system of trained human resources/ professionals.
  • Regulation and licensing for trained human resources
  • Coordinated development of health sciences
  • Professional ethics
  • Advocacy for planning and implementation of health schemes

Links to the health workforce crisis

National Policy draft submission to Department related Parliamentary Committee for constitution of a National Commission for Human Resources in Health Bill-2011

JFMTI Submission on proposed National Initiatives for Allied Health Sciences (NIAHS) aim to be established for providing human resources for health in all allied health sciences.