Need a curriculum to train medical students on how to interact with LGBT persons

The recent survey published in National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) found that although the overall attitude of Indian medical students towards homosexuality is positive, the percentage of students with negative attitudes remains quite high. Further work on the medical curriculum is needed to change these negative attitudes so that patients receive appropriate care

Need a curriculum to train medical students on how to interact with LGBT personsWhile Supreme Court has recently passed a historic judgement which has decriminalised homosexuality, it is necessary to know what is the attitude of medical students towards treating patients from LGBT community. The survey published by NCBI mentions that of 290 students, 270 (93.1%) (148 males and 122 females) completed the questionnaire and were included in […]

Doctors debate: How useful is EUS technique in staging a tumour?

A debate about the essentiality of EUS while staging pancreatic cancer was organised at the Renaissance Convention centre in Powai, Mumbai. The session was moderated by Dr Gayathri Gopalkrishnan, Dr KM Mohandas, Dr YT Lee and Dr Claudio G De Angelis

Doctors debate: How useful is EUS technique in staging a tumour?On the first day of the Asian EUS Congress 2017, a session was conducted on the usefulness of EUS technique in staging a tumour. Several eminent doctors spoke regarding this topic during this session. Dr KM Mohandas from the Tata Memorial Centre, Kolkata was one of the moderators for this session. He said “Over the […]