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
NGO People For Better Treatment (PBT) will file a public interest litigation (PIL) to get non-doctors into the council to make medical councils in India ‘unbiased’ and ‘corruption-free’.
‘Every medical board in the US
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
Perhaps the prolonged medical strike in Karnataka had some ramifications. In a significant development, a Cabinet subcommittee set up to examine the demands of government doctors on Wednesday decided to merge the departments of
A news report in the Hindu says that doctors and other staff of the state Health Department have called off their five day old strike. H.N. Ravindra, President of the Karnataka State Medical Officers and Employees Samithi,
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
Supreme Court issued notice to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for removing her name as a respondent in a case questioning Sukumar Mukherjee's appointment as chief adviser to the state. Mukherjee was held guilty of
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
Soon students from Tamil Nadu may be exempt from giving common entrance exams. According to reports Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday protested to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against the nationwide common
The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has asked all pharmaceutical companies to submit safety details of their new drugs every six months after their launch, failing which their licenses would be cancelled. They’re