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A revamp of the Medical Council of India would be a welcome move

A recent report by the parliamentary standing committee on health and family planning pulled no punches on the abysmal state and poor functioning of the Medical Council of India. The shameful state......

Why Jayalalithaa gave Modi's swearing-in a miss

The presence of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was not the only reason why Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa stayed away from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in......

Target the rot in Indian healthcare, NOT Aamir Khan

Attacking the messenger with the threat of a defamation suit is a misguided attempt on the part of our medical leaders which is likely to further erode public trust in doctors, warns Dr Kunal SahaA......

Team Anna: What about medical corruption?

The Hazare movement and media have focussed on corruption of the 'spectacular' variety. But what has escaped the discussion is the institutionalised corruption in-built in the conduct and practice......

Rural medical colleges to tackle shortage of Docs

According to statistics, India constitutes 17 per centof the world's population, but accounts for 20% of its ailments, most of which most exist in rural India.Indiais currently short of 6 lakh......

Say goodbye to the national health policy

Private health insurance in India today is riddled with inefficiency and corruption, notes Subir Roy The draft national health policy, issued by the Union ministry of health and family welfare late......

Dr Reddy's asked to clarify on sponsoring doctors

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has sought clarification from pharma majors Dr Reddy's Laboratories and Mumbai-based Piramal Healthcare, for allegedly sponsoring doctors for......

'A woman of her times and yet someone belonging to Gandhiji's era'

'Asked which Dilip Kumar films were among her favourites, she said she had seen not a single movie of his until that time. This became a sensational issue. She did not mean to offend Dilip Kumar.'......

Doctor, heal thyself!

The latest episode of Aamir Khan's television show Satyamev Jayate probed into malpractices that some doctors follow, looking at the way they dole out wrong treatments for monetary gains. It has......

The art and craft of Nitin Desai

Straight from the art. That is how Nitin Chandrakant Desai's work can be best described. He has been active independently for over a decade. But it was after 1942 -- A Love Story in 1994......
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Curtains for MCI, actors get new role

The leadership of the Medical Council of India, castigated by the parliamentary standing committee on health for failing in all its functions over... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Curtains-for-MCI-actors-get-new-role/articleshow/53037645.cms
Loss of trust in corporate doctors

Nirmal Sandhu Doctors too are humans and mistakes happen. But when payment before treatment is the rule and relations become commercial, as in... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/loss-of-trust-in-corporate-doctors/258912.html
Centre clipping Medical Council's wings, will oversee setting up of new colleges

In a significant move, the Ministry of Health will look into proposals for opening new medical colleges and for increasing MBBS seats in the... ...

http://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/5284-centre-clipping-medical-council-s-wings-will-oversee-setting-new-colleges

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