Exit exam: Medical fraternity welcomes Cabinet move, but medical students oppose

Union Cabinet approves National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019. The Bill has two major amendments – the final MBBS exam will be treated as an exit exam for post-graduate courses, it has also decided to regulate 50 per cent seats in private medical colleges and deemed universities. The medical fraternity has accepted the decision and has welcomed the move

Exit exam: Medical fraternity welcomes Cabinet move, but medical students opposeWith an aim to bring down the stress levels of the medical aspirants in India and to make sure that the medical students will not be burdened with multiple exams the union cabinet has approved the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2019. Wherein, they will only be one NEET exam and final year MBBS results. […]

Final year MBSS exam will be exit exam: Union Cabinet approves National Medical Commission Bill

The Union Cabinet on July 17 approved the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019 which aims to rework India’s medical education system. The Bill was contentious as it replaced the National Medical Commission with the Medical Council of India (MCI) and also repealed the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956

Final year MBSS exam will be exit exam: Union Cabinet approves National Medical Commission BillMajor reforms in Medical Education Sector – Cabinet approves setting up of a National Medical Commission The final year MBBS exam will serve as a licentiate exam for entrance to post graduate medical courses and as a screening test for foreign medical graduates. The Commission will regulate fee and all other charges for 50% seats […]

Union health ministry proposes to eliminate NEET-PG

The health ministry proposes to scrap NEET-PG; MBBS final exam to remain a prerequisite for admission to MD, MS. Although, for admission to PG programmes at AIIMS, clearing a separate exam will remain mandatory.  NEET Super Speciality, which is a national-level entrance exam for admission in DM/MCh courses, will still exist

Union health ministry proposes to eliminate NEET-PG  In what comes as a huge sigh of relief to medical students who wish to pursue post-graduate, the health ministry has considered discarding NEET-PG and instead the final MBBS examination results would be required for admissions to MD and MS courses. The amendment has been included in the revised draft National Medical Commission (NMC) […]

Central govt plans to re-introduce National Medical Commission Bill in Lok Sabha

The Central Government is planning to bring back the National Medical Commission Bill which aims to bring in huge reforms in the medical education sector in the first session of the new Lok Sabha on June 17, 2019. The National Medical Commission Bill (NMC) which was earlier introduced in December 2017 was terminated with the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha

Central govt plans to re-introduce National Medical Commission Bill in Lok SabhaAccording to reports, after the formation of the new government in May 2019 the Union Health Ministry is planning to initiate the legislative process for which a fresh draft of the NMC bill will be put before the cabinet. According to officials, the draft of the National Medical Commission Bill is presently awaiting approval from […]

Medical Council of India ordinance has mala fide intention, states IMA

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Action Committee in an emergency session in Mumbai condemned the supersession of the Medical Council of India (MCI) on Friday, September 28

Medical Council of India ordinance has mala fide intention, states IMAThis action of the Government at a juncture when the election to MCI has been announced is unwarranted and mala fide. The composition of the Board of Governors (BOG) itself is unacceptable. Directors of major National institutions would scarcely find time to administer more than 450 medical colleges and their post-graduate, under graduate courses. Moreover […]

NMC Bill: ‘The struggle will continue,‘says IMA

The Indian Medical Association’s (IMA) call for action was responded very well to by doctors across the country today. The withdrawal of non-emergency services affected patients in almost all major states, especially in tier 2, 3, 4 cities and towns

NMC Bill: ‘The struggle will continue,‘says IMAIMA National President Dr Ravi Wankhedkar claimed moral victory over the government.  “IMA’s call against the NMC Bill has generated awareness in doctors community and understanding amongst common people.  Many ordinary people identified themselves with the cause for which the doctors were fighting. ‘The struggle will continue’,” Wankhedkar said. He added, “Actually withdrawal of non-emergency […]

Doctors on a day’s strike over NMC Bill

Today, the the Indian Medical Association (IMA) begins its nationwide 12-hour-strike. The Doctors will observe this day as ‘black day’. There has been a tussle between government and the doctors regarding the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill. The NMC bill isn’t a good one according to the doctors and the IMA is strongly opposing it.

Doctors on a day’s strike over NMC BillToday, The Indian Medical Association will observe a nationwide strike. As per the IMA, the National Medical Commission bill, is anti-poor, anti-people, non-representative, undemocratic and anti-federal in character.  The doctors will not be working from 6am to 6pm. However, only emergency cases will be attended to. Indian Medical Association has informed all the members across the […]

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.” […]

Ashwini Kumar Choubey releases 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) report

Addressing the participants, Ashwini Kumar Choubey said that 60% to 70% of health work in the states is done through National Health Mission (NHM). NHM has a huge responsibility in making India healthy and disease free

Ashwini Kumar Choubey releases 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) reportAshwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare released the 11th Common Review Mission (CRM) report of the National Health Mission today. Speaking at the function, Choubey stated that India has registered a record 22% reduction in MMR since 2013, which is the highest percentage decline so far when compared to all […]

NMC Bill: Homeopathy doctors call off hunger strike

Doctors from the All India Homeopathy Doctors Federation have decided to cease their hunger strike which had been in progress since the last three days. They decided on this after medical education secretary Sanjay Deshmukh assured them that their demands will be taken into consideration

NMC Bill: Homeopathy doctors call off hunger strikeAround 500 odd doctors had been protesting for their demands to include the bridge course for AYUSH doctors as it was originally included in the NMC Bill draft. On Wednesday, the homeopathy doctors marched from JJ hospital to Azad Maidan, in order to give voice to their demands. Committee member of the All India Homeopathy […]
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