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Replace torn, tattered scrubs with pyjamas that cover our bodies: Angry PGI surgeons write to faculty

May 27, 2015

Replace torn, tattered scrubs with pyjamas that cover our bodies: Angry PGI surgeons write to faculty

A senior surgeon at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) has said that the hospital is giving torn and unfit scrubs for doctors in operation theatres. #NewsTracker #Chandigarh #doctors #surgeons #Operation theatre #Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Lufthansa considering spot medical checks after depressed pilot deliberately crashed plane

May 22, 2015

Lufthansa considering spot medical checks after depressed pilot deliberately crashed plane

Lufthansa's chief said on Friday the German airline is considering the possibility of regular spot medical checks for pilots, after one deliberately crashed a jet over the French Alps in March, killing all 150 on board. #World #NewsTracker #Germany #Frankfurt #pilot #dodd-frank #Germanwings #Lufthansa Airlines #Lufthansa Crash #Medical Check
For the love of the country: 8-year-old boy raises $26K for Nepal earthquake victims

May 11, 2015

For the love of the country: 8-year-old boy raises $26K for Nepal earthquake victims

Neev Saraf, an eight-year old boy from US has raised over $26000 for the Nepal earthquake victims through crowdfunding. #US #NewsTracker #Nepal #Crowdfunding #Relief #Nepal earthquake #Neev Saraf #American Nepal Medical Foundation
At risk while saving lives: 75% Indian doctors face violence at work, reveals study

May 04, 2015

At risk while saving lives: 75% Indian doctors face violence at work, reveals study

Preliminary findings of an ongoing study by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) have revealed that over 75% of doctors in India have faced some form of violence at work. #India #NewsTracker #Indian Medical Association #Patients #the Lancet #Doctors in India #Doctors in China #Violence in hospitals
Dying in slow motion: The greater horror of Nepal earthquake is now underway

Apr 30, 2015

Dying in slow motion: The greater horror of Nepal earthquake is now underway

As rescuers struggle to work through the impossibly large tracts of devastation, the plight of those who survived the quake is becoming more and more desperate. #HowThisWorks #quake #IAF #Kathmandu #survivors #Disease #Sushil Koirala #Gorkha #Nepal earthquake #medical attention

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How seats bought in private medical colleges make healthcare expensive in India

Dec 19, 2014

How seats bought in private medical colleges make healthcare expensive in India

It can be argued that not all seats in private medical colleges are sold from quotas allowed by the authorities but when they start their practice, they set a benchmark in fees and ways for their peers who won their seats on pure merit. #ConnectTheDots #Health #Education #Healthcare #Medical Council of India #MBBS #Private medical college
Breakthrough in AIDS battle How relevant for India?

May 16, 2011

Breakthrough in AIDS battle How relevant for India?

The new study on HIV/AIDS, which said treating infected people with antiretrovirals early on could stop infection transmission, sounds promising. However, early detection and the course of medication are still huge challenges. #HIV/AIDS #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Duesberg hypothesis #HIV