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Aug 28, 2019
Union Cabinet approves setting up of 75 government medical colleges; move to add over 15,000 MBBS seatsThe proposal is part of the phase III of a centrally sponsored scheme for "establishment of new medical colleges by upgrading district or referral hospitals".
Apr 17, 2019
State of Working India Report 2019: Country's unemployment crisis is real; boosting investments in health, education can work wondersThe biggest challenge regarding employment in the country is the gap between demand and supply.
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.
Aug 30, 2018
UP sees sharp fall in encephalitis cases this year; health minister credits 'concerted efforts of six departments'A total of 1,427 Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) were reported till 9 August, 2018 in the state which led to 111 deaths. There over 5,400 cases in 2017, leading to 748 deaths, and 4,353 cases and 715 deaths in 2016.
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.
Apr 22, 2018
MHT CET exam: Admit cards to be released on 24 April; here is how candidates can download themDTE Maharashtra will release the admit card for MHT CET 2018 on 24 April. Candidates must download their admit card from the official website.
Jan 06, 2018
Medical reforms in India, part-II: NMC Bill legalises quacks; ill-trained AYUSH doctors will further compromise rural healthcareThe proposed six-month bridge course in the NMC Bill, allowing AYUSH and homeopathy practitioners to prescribe modern medicines, is a devious attempt to propagate its nationalistic propaganda
Jan 05, 2018
Medical reforms in India, Part-1: NMC Bill awards quantity over quality, fails to address corruption that plagued MCIThe National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2017 does not address the corruption that plagued MCI. Are we to believe that non-doctors will be less corrupt than the earlier corrupt MCI mandarins?
Dec 30, 2017
JP Nadda introduces Bill allowing Ayurvedic doctors, homeopaths to practice allopathy after clearing bridge courseDoctors pursuing Indian systems of medicine, including Ayurveda, and homeopathy may be allowed to practice allopathy after clearing a bridge course