Condemning the alleged casual approach of the Medical Council of India (MCI) in regulating medical education, a group of doctors said on Wednesday the country is facing a deep quality crisis. A team of doctors from the Delhi
The Medical Council of India (MCI) has advised deans of all medical colleges to prescribe generic drugs, parliament was told on Tuesday. The MCI has issued circulars to deans of all medical colleges, directors of post graduate
The Medical Council of India (MCI) recently took action against a group of physicians who reportedly appeared in an advertisement released in the hospital they were working in. In all its infinite wisdom, the MCI decided to
Only 21.76 percent of Indian doctors trained abroad have qualified to practice in the country, parliament was informed on Tuesday. A total of 14,476 doctors who completed their medical degrees abroad appeared for the screening
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Monday that the central government will ask the Medical Council of India (MCI) to ensure that under-graduate and post-graduate medical curriculum includes autism, a development disorder in
The name of Dr Ramcharan Thiagarajan, a transplant surgeon at Fortis Hospital, will be struck off from the Indian Medical Register and the Register of State Medical Council for a year on charges of medical negligence, the Ethics
Medical Council of India (MCI) recently issued a directive urging the doctors to prescribe medicines only in generic terms. But the Indian Medical Association (IMA) says that without proper mechanism to monitor the quality of
The central government will allow overseas Indian doctors to practice in the country without undergoing screening tests, Union Health Secretary P.K. Pradhan announced on Wednesday at the on-going Global Healthcare Summit in
In a major setback, the Centre’s ambitious plan to form National Council for Human Resources in Health (NCHRH), a regulatory body for medical and para-medical education, hit a roadblock as the Parliamentary Standing Committee
Carb rich and high sugar diet increases the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment by four times in seniors. High-carb diets may play a role in the development of beta amyloid plaques, proteins found in the brains of people
The Health Ministry has decided to dig its heels into the crisis of shortage of doctors in rural India. The ministry has approved of a new 3.5 year course, which will potentially create a cadre of community health officers for
India’s the global leader in the generic market with Indian drugs popular in Africa and other emerging markets. Some Indian pharmaceuticals have even made headway in the USA market.
So what are generic drugs?
They are drugs
There is wide resentment among medical fraternity following the decision of Medical Council of India (MCI) to introduce B Sc in community health course after 12th class. MCI had taken the decision to deal with the shortage of
Treating traffic accident victims and women in labour irrespective of whether initial payments have happened or not could be made mandatory for all hospitals and doctors as proposed by the Health Ministry. However, the Medical