President gives assent to National Medical Commission Bill; panel to replace MCI will be formed within six months
Terming the National Medical Commission Act, a 'progressive' legislation, Harsh Vardhan said it will ensure probity, quality education and bring down costs of medical education. It simplifies procedures and provides wider access to people for quality healthcare.
Indian Medical Association calls for 'aggressive public campaign' against NMC Bill, appeals to president to withhold his assent to draft law
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has deferred its call for the withdrawal of services to a "later date of choice," and decided an aggressive public campaign against the deleterious clauses of the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. IMA emergency action committee had on Sunday called for a nationwide withdrawal of services on 8 August.
National Medical Commission Bill, 2019: Here's all you need to know about legislation that will replace IMC Act
The NMC Bill proposes a common final-year MBBS examination, known as National Exit Test (NEXT), for admission to post-graduate medical courses and for obtaining a license to practice medicine.
Day after Lok Sabha okays National Medical Commission Bill, IMA calls for nationwide strike on Wednesday opposing draft law
Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday called on doctors and medical students from all over the country to stage a protest on 31 July against the passage of the bill, as a 'token strike'
Over 5,000 doctors, medical students from IMA protest against NMC Bill, call it 'anti-student, anti-poor, anti-democratic'
Over 5000 doctors, medical students and healthcare professionals from across the country staged a protest against the NMC Bill 2019 following a call given by IMA, with a march being held from AIIMS to Nirman Bhawan in New Delhi.
Union health ministry proposes doing away with NEET-PG; says MBBS final exam enough for admissions to MD, MS
Union Health Ministry proposed to do away with NEET-PG, making final MBBS examination for admission to MD and MS programmes.
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.
A 22-year-old man died and four others were injured Sunday after an old house collapsed in the Old Nashik area, police said. The incident occurred around 1 pm in Tambat Lane area, a police official said.
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.
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
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?
Pakhar, the 14th typhoon of 2017, on Sunday landed in the Chinese city Taishan in Guangdong province, bringing gales of up to 33 meters per second