Only 43 govt mental health hospitals in place to cater to patients with mental illnesses

According to the World Health Organization, there are seven crore people in India who suffer from mental illnesses. Nearly 1 in 40 and 1 in 20 persons suffer from past and current depression in India, respectively and nearly 50 per cent of persons with major depressive disorders reported difficulties in carrying out their daily activities. […]

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Winter session: Assault on doctors bill likely to be tabled in Parliament

There has been an increase in violence against doctors and medical professionals which has been witnessed across the country. The attack on a resident doctor in Kolkata was one of the prominent cases with doctors going on strike in the state of West Bengal. Recommendations were invited for the draft legislation of the Healthcare Services […]

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Delhi resident doctors to march on Parliament to protest against NMC Bill

The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) will go on strike. The patients are likely to suffer due to the strike called on by resident doctors The face-off between doctors and government on the issue of National Medical Commission Bill has spread across the nation. With resident doctors attached […]

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Delhi resident docs threaten strike, demand changes in NMC Bill 

Government hospitals in the capital are likely to take a massive hit, as resident doctors attached to government hospitals have threatened to withdraw all service from Thursday, August 1. The Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) has given a notice to the administration regarding the proposed strike. The patients […]

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What is National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019 about?

Reasons of corruption were given to repeal MCI, it has been alleged that process under MCI regulate medical colleges was flawed. There are several new provisions have been introduced in this bill. Bill has introduced a new entrance exam called National Exit Test (NEXT) for the students of MBBS. A section of medical fraternity is […]

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