An association of medical technology companies point out concerns in NHPS

Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI), which represents leading research-based medical technology companies with significant investments in India has arranged a discussion with different stakeholders in government on National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) on September 20

An association of medical technology companies point out concerns in NHPSMedical Technology Association of India (MTaI), which represents leading research-based medical technology companies with significant investments in India has arranged a discussion with different stakeholders in government on National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) on September 20. The summit will bring together people from the government, NITI Aayog, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, medical device manufacturers, doctors; to deliberate […]

Medical Council of India to change MBBS syllabus from 2019

India’s medical education regulator, the Medical Council of India (MCI), has revisited the syllabus for the bachelor’s degree programme in medicine. After around 21 years, the MCI is set to update the MBBS syllabus from the next academic year.

Medical Council of India to change MBBS syllabus from 2019India’s medical education regulator, the Medical Council of India (MCI), has revisited the syllabus for the bachelor’s degree programme in medicine. After around 21 years, the MCI is set to update the MBBS syllabus from the next academic year. The officials informed that the new syllabus will be published soon, and will come into effect […]

Mumbai: Doctors skip lunch break to serve more patients

Doctors from Mumbai’s civic-run Nair Dental Hospital have decided to work during lunchtime as well for the benefit of the patients. The decision has been taken as a number of patients who used to visit the hospital during lunchtime, had to return home without treatment

Mumbai: Doctors skip lunch break to serve more patientsThe new system has been implemented from August 01. The Out Patient Department (OPD) will work from 9:00 am to 4.30 pm without a taking break. And now, the doctors will have their lunch rotation wise which will help ensure that OPD’s will function smoothly. Have you ever been to a government office during lunchtime? […]

Pune: Sassoon doctors to train municipal doctors via video conference

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has tied up with Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) and BJ Medical College (BJMC) for providing video conference and telemedicine facility to train and guide doctors working with the municipal corporation

Pune: Sassoon doctors to train municipal doctors via video conferenceMany times, the complicated cases that are admitted to Pune Municipal Corporation are referred to Sassoon General Hospital as doctors at the civic-run hospitals, at times lack the medical knowledge and expertise to deal with such cases. Now in order to overcome this issue, the municipal corporation has decided to take the help of doctors […]

Eminent doctors to teach MBBS students across Maha via video conference

The Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Maharashtra has started a video conference lecture series to help MBBS students across medical colleges to gain knowledge from experienced doctors. Around 2,500 students from Maharashtra will be able to attend the lecture at one go through their respective colleges

Eminent doctors to teach MBBS students across Maha via video conferenceWhen a medical student passes the NEET exams they aspire to get an admission into the best medical colleges in Mumbai, but it is not possible for all medical students to meet this dream, due to limited seats in government medical colleges in the city. In order to avoid losing out on academic year the […]

Health ministry forms committee to inspect post-mortem centres in Maharsahtra

The union health and family welfare ministry has constituted a committee to inspect the condition of post-mortem centres in government hospitals across Maharashtra

Health ministry forms committee to inspect post-mortem centres in MaharsahtraThe nine-member committee has started inspection of all the post-mortem centres in the district and the sub-district hospitals The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High court had given the order to the union government to while hearing a public interest litigation The committee has been formed under the chairmanship of Dr AK Gadpayle, Additional Health […]

IMA doctors to protest against NMC bill on Saturday

Doctors from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) will go on strike on Saturday, July 28 to protest against the National Medical Commission (NMC) bill

IMA doctors to protest against NMC bill on SaturdaySpeaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Parthiv Sanghvi, Maharashtra State Secretary, IMA, Said, “On Saturday, we will be organising a protest against the NMC bill. No doctor will work on this day, only emergency services will be provided. We are against the NMC bill as it is anti-poor, anti-people, non-representative, undemocratic and anti-federal in character.” […]

Delhi: Resident doctors association opposes 12-hour OPD decision

In a first-of-its-kind move, the Union government has decided to implement a pilot project of 12-hours a day OPD’s in Delhi government-run Safdarjung hospital. But, the government’s decision to extend the duty hours has not gone down well with the resident doctors

Delhi: Resident doctors association opposes 12-hour OPD decisionThe union government has decided to extend the working hours of the Out Patient Department (OPD) in Delhi’s Safdarjung hospital The new duty hours of the OPD’s will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The government in the notice issues has stated that this is a pilot project. Initially to be implemented in Medicine, […]

Stern action to be taken against docs with bogus degrees, says Girish Mahajan

The Maharashtra government will not spare any doctor, who has a bogus degree. Stern action will be taken against those whose additional qualification degree is found to be bogus, stated Maharashtra's Medical Education Minister

Stern action to be taken against docs with bogus degrees, says Girish MahajanThe license of 20 doctors, whose additional qualification degree is found to be as bogus have been suspended for one year 53 doctors with bogus additional qualification degree are on Maharashtra Medical Council’s radar Maharashtra Medical Council is currently conducting an investigation against these doctors Maharashtra’s Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan informed the legislative council […]

IMA launches online survey to assess stress levels and suicide risk among doctors

An online survey to assess the stress levels and suicide risks among medical students and doctors was launched today. This will hopefully give IMA a clearer picture about the extent of the issues, the unmet needs of the medical community in India and pointers for the most popular interventions requested by medicos

IMA launches online survey to assess stress levels and suicide risk among doctorsStress among doctors and students in the medical fraternity have become a growing problem. In a recent survey carried out to understand the problems being faced by doctors, such as increased work pressure and stress related to it. The survey brought forth some interesting findings and highlighted the burdens being faced by doctors. In the […]
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