Hippocratic Oath News
What is the ‘Physician’s Pledge’ in the new draft regulation for doctors? How’s it different from Hippocratic Oath?
After the controversy over replacing the Hippocratic Oath with Charak Shapath in medical colleges, the National Medical Commission has decided to steer clear of both. Instead, it has proposed the introduction of the Physician’s Pledge as per the World Medical Association’s Declaration of Geneva
Explained: The controversy surrounding the dean of Madurai Medical College, the Hippocratic Oath and Charak Shapath
The dean of the college was removed from his post and put on the waiting list after the Tamil Nadu government deemed his move of administering the Charak Shapath instead of the Hippocratic Oath to first-year medical students as 'condemnable'
Explained: What the Hippocratic Oath is and proposal of replacing it with Charak Shapath
The Hippocratic oath, administered to medical students when they transition from pre-clinical to clinical subjects, is an ethical code undertaken by physicians across the world and is believed to have been written by Greek physician Hippocrates
Instead of reassurance, Donald Trump's doctor delivers large dose of confusion, say experts
Dr Sean P Conley, a Pennsylvania native who received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006, is a decorated navy commander who served in Afghanistan
'Won't betray Hippocratic oath': In the face of deficient PPE kits, spike in cases, Punjab doctors put up tough fight against coronavirus
Doctors in Punjab say that apart from testing their endurance, PPE kits, if faulty, pose a grave danger of exposure. Returning home amid a lack of accommodation facility at GMCH Amritsar also causes worries about their families' safety
Violence against doctors, growing trust deficit with patients at core of medical system's rot; policymakers must act quickly
A reverse of what is called the God complex operates in India, where godliness is thrust upon doctors and they are still considered to be the guarantors of deliverance and recovery.
Kanpur tragedy: Along with 12-year-old denied medical aide, Hippocrates too died a silent death
An ailing 12-year-old Ansh passed away, as his father carried him from one hospital to the next in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, begging for medical aide.
Centre not in favour of euthanasia: Azad
The minister said the Supreme Court guidelines in this respect given in the Aruna Shanbaug case be treated as law.