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Nov 16, 2018
Medical Council of India to update MBBS curriculum after 21 years; course will increase focus on medical ethicsThe Medical Council of India (MCI) earlier this month announced that it would update the curriculum for the MBBS course.
Oct 03, 2018
Delhi High Court upholds MCI regulation to make NEET qualification mandatory to study medicine abroadThe Delhi High Court has upheld the Medical Council of India’s (MCI) regulation mandating those wanting to study medicine abroad to appear in and qualify the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
Sep 28, 2018
Narendra Modi's dissolution of Medical Council of India was necesary to usher in radical changes in healthcareNarendra Modi's plan to dissolve the Medical Council of India (MCI) was so confidential that people in the council did not even see it coming
Sep 27, 2018
Ram Nath Kovind approves ordinance to supersede MCI, paves way for board of governors to reform medical educationThe ordinance that Kovind signed will pave way for the creation of a Board of Governors (BoG), who will be tasked with implementing much-required reforms in the field of medical education, enhanced tertiary care and expanded access to medical education in underserved areas.
Sep 26, 2018
President gives nod to ordinance disbanding Medical Council of India; interim board to take over defunct bodyThe Centre took to the ordinance route as it failed to get the National Medical Commission Bill passed in the Monsoon Session of Parliament this year despite it being listed.
Sep 12, 2018
Uttar Pradesh cabinet approves proposal to hire retired professors to meet shortage of teachers in medical collegesThere are 13 medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh, including seven new ones, where there is shortage of staff.
Sep 07, 2018
'Majoritarian views, popular morality cannot dictate constitutional rights': After 157 years, Section 377 is struck downThe Supreme Court declared Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to be unconstitutional to the extent that it criminalises consensual sexual acts between adults whether homosexual or heterosexual
Aug 21, 2018
MBBS Admissions: Delhi HC says Class 12 students with biology as additional subject now eligible for admissionThe MCI regulates that students with biology as an additional subject in Class 12 are not eligible for the NEET exam, which is pivotal to MBBS admissions.
Jul 16, 2018
Centre to push amended NMC Bill in Parliament: Will replacing MCI lead to redemption of medical education?Narendra Modi govt is determined to see the contentious NMC Bill pass, expected to be tabled in Parliament during the upcoming Monsoon Session.
Jul 11, 2018
Amartya Sen says India heading for comprehensive healthcare crisis, calls for greater allocation of resources for sector"Despite being one of the fastest growing economies in the world, India ranks among the poorest achievers of good health," said noted economist Amartya Sen.