The children are mainly mortgaged to shepherds, or Gaderias, a nomadic community with large flocks of sheep.
2 hours ago
The Bill, which said a number of such practitioners will be permitted to practice as community health providers, is likely to face stiff protest from doctors again.
23 hours ago
In a significant rise from last year, 79,500 MBBS seats and 28,295 MD/ MS seats are up for grabs across 535 medical colleges in the country.
14 Jul 2019
In the last three years, 43 cases of child abuse at shelter homes were reported to the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), the highest 26 in 2018-19.
13 Jul 2019
The decision to drop a clause to permit nurses, auxiliary nurse and midwife and AYUSH doctors to perform abortions has come despite a push by the AYUSH Ministry to endorse the provision.
12 Jul 2019
Central Drugs Standard Control Organization officials said the new norm will be implemented through an amendment in the Drug and Cosmetics Act.
11 Jul 2019
Doctors’ bodies welcomed the initiative but also hoped that recommendations of the 10-member panel are not dumped like the suggestions made by a similar panel earlier.
10 Jul 2019
MCI-BOG chairman V K Paul clarified that the initiative has been planned in addition to the Union Ministry of Health and Family project of upgrading 82 districts hospitals into medical colleges.
07 Jul 2019
The decision came following widespread complaints that doctors sell pills to patients without having drug licences, in the name of dispensing medicines, taking advantage of ambiguous norms.
05 Jul 2019
The proposed portal will be headed by a chairman and will have directors of all other related agencies as members.
04 Jul 2019
The highest number of new medical colleges — eight — have been approved in Kerala, while Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh have got seven new colleges each.
03 Jul 2019
At present, internships are part of three- or four-year bachelor programmes only in vocational and technical courses.
02 Jul 2019
Government may allow such varsities to set up campus centres in the country
01 Jul 2019
The revelation has come through the Ministry of Human Resources Development’s response to a question in Parliament, highlighting the poor representation of candidates from socially backward classes.
29 Jun 2019
The new health minister, a doctor himself, has ordered that only healthy snacks will be served during meetings.
29 Jun 2019