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NEET PG 2020 counseling: Medical Counselling Committee issues admission guidelines for reserved category students
India

NEET PG 2020 counseling: Medical Counselling Committee issues admission guidelines for reserved category students

The MCC has extended the last date of reporting for first round of NEET-PG counseling till 24 April.

Union Cabinet approves setting up of 75 government medical colleges; move to add over 15,000 MBBS seats
India

Union Cabinet approves setting up of 75 government medical colleges; move to add over 15,000 MBBS seats

The proposal is part of the phase III of a centrally sponsored scheme for "establishment of new medical colleges by upgrading district or referral hospitals".

Ram Nath Kovind approves ordinance to supersede MCI, paves way for board of governors to reform medical education
India

Ram Nath Kovind approves ordinance to supersede MCI, paves way for board of governors to reform medical education

The 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.

President gives nod to ordinance disbanding Medical Council of India; interim board to take over defunct body
India

President gives nod to ordinance disbanding Medical Council of India; interim board to take over defunct body

The 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.

UP sees sharp fall in encephalitis cases this year; health minister credits 'concerted efforts of six departments'
India

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.

Centre to push amended NMC Bill in Parliament: Will replacing MCI lead to redemption of medical education?
India

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.

MHT CET exam: Admit cards to be released on 24 April; here is how candidates can download them
India

MHT CET exam: Admit cards to be released on 24 April; here is how candidates can download them

DTE Maharashtra will release the admit card for MHT CET 2018 on 24 April. Candidates must download their admit card from the official website.

Medical reforms in India, part-II: NMC Bill legalises quacks; ill-trained AYUSH doctors will further compromise rural healthcare
India

Medical reforms in India, part-II: NMC Bill legalises quacks; ill-trained AYUSH doctors will further compromise rural healthcare

The 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

Medical reforms in India, Part-1: NMC Bill awards quantity over quality, fails to address corruption that plagued MCI
India

Medical reforms in India, Part-1: NMC Bill awards quantity over quality, fails to address corruption that plagued MCI

The 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?

JP Nadda introduces Bill allowing Ayurvedic doctors, homeopaths to practice allopathy after clearing bridge course
India

JP Nadda introduces Bill allowing Ayurvedic doctors, homeopaths to practice allopathy after clearing bridge course

Doctors pursuing Indian systems of medicine, including Ayurveda, and homeopathy may be allowed to practice allopathy after clearing a bridge course

Winter Session of Parliament: Bills to overhaul medical education, hike judges' salary to be tabled today
India

Winter Session of Parliament: Bills to overhaul medical education, hike judges' salary to be tabled today

On the 9th day of the Winter Session of Parliament on Friday, the government will introduce a bill to overhaul India’s medical education in Lok Sabha

Anitha suicide: Death of innocence busts NEET myth as the great leveller of India's medical education
India

Anitha suicide: Death of innocence busts NEET myth as the great leveller of India's medical education

In quiet death, Anitha has left us with a deafening indictment of caste, education, and what it means to be a nation.

Anitha suicide: Compensating her kin a crude gesture, Tamil Nadu govt needs to throw students a lifeline
India

Anitha suicide: Compensating her kin a crude gesture, Tamil Nadu govt needs to throw students a lifeline

Anitha's suicide is deeply disturbing. The needless death of this young, talented girl leaves one numb. It is obvious that the 17-year-old was pushed into taking this extreme step. A girl who aspired to save lives ended up choosing death.

Parliament Monsoon Session: GoM approves draft National Medical Commission Bill
India

Parliament Monsoon Session: GoM approves draft National Medical Commission Bill

A draft of the National Medical Commission Bill, with some modifications, has been approved by a Group of Ministers (GoM), the government on Wednesday informed the Rajya Sabha

Rare diseases: India needs to rejig its medical courses as over 70 mn patients suffer without care
Life

Rare diseases: India needs to rejig its medical courses as over 70 mn patients suffer without care

It's ironic that rare diseases affect over 70 million people in India, yet there is so little being done by way of research, drug creation and counselling of patient and families across the country.

For myriad health challenges, Budget should aim at decentralisation and not focus on building systems
Business

For myriad health challenges, Budget should aim at decentralisation and not focus on building systems

True decentralisation of knowledge, decision-making authority and financial control should be promoted, which is probably the only way to effectively solve the myriad health challenges in a diverse country like India

No succor for the poor: Private medical colleges outsmart govt rules to compensate capitation fees loss
India

No succor for the poor: Private medical colleges outsmart govt rules to compensate capitation fees loss

Although NEET was introduced to cut the cost of medical education for poor students particularly private medical colleges, it is doubtful if the original purpose has been served.

NEET Ordinance compounds problems for medical aspirants in Telangana & Andhra
India

NEET Ordinance compounds problems for medical aspirants in Telangana & Andhra

The latest Ordinance on the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) by the government hasn’t actually resolved the confusion over the admission process

NEET vs CET, CBSE vs Maharashtra Board: We’re picking the wrong battles
India

NEET vs CET, CBSE vs Maharashtra Board: We’re picking the wrong battles

When the whole country goes into a tizzy on whether it should be NEET or CET, you know that we have not even begun to understand the problem.