Medical education

Medical colleges asked to amend unscientific information about LGBTQIA+ in textbooks

The NMC advisory was issued on the lines of Madras HC judgment that said medical courses in India reaffirm queerphobia and discrimination against LGBTQIA+ communities and called for necessary reforms.

published on : 14th October 2021

Telangana HC issues notices to Centre, Kaloji varsity over MBBS first year exam pattern

The petitioners counsel informed the court that there was a mismatch between the question paper set by the university and the guidelines framed by the National Medical Commission.

published on : 12th October 2021

Telangana High Court directs State, Centre to submit Covid-19 status by September 22

While expressing its dismay over the delay in furnishing an action plan to tackle a possible third wave, High Court asks the state government to take the issue seriously.

published on : 16th September 2021

Medical education compromised due to Covid focus: Professors, students

According to them, the students have been denied hands-on experience in dealing with other diseases and, as a result, the postgraduate medical education has suffered the most. 

published on : 15th September 2021

Madhya Pradesh government to offer medical education in Hindi

On Monday, MP Higher Education Minister Mohan Yadav had announced that first-year students of graduation courses will be offered the 'Ramcharitmanas' as an elective subject.

published on : 14th September 2021

Gujarat government approves non-practising allowance for in-service doctors

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who also holds the state health portfolio, announced this as the 'Rakshabandhan gift' for the doctors and medical college teachers.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Resume elective surgeries: Odisha government

Director of Medical Education and Training Dr CBK Mohanty said hospitals have been allowed to start elective surgeries by maintaining Covid protocol and putting in place infection control measures.

published on : 12th August 2021

Delta variant was main circulating strain during second Covid wave in Chandigarh: PGIMER

The director of the city-based premier medical institute, Jagat Ram, also advised people to adhere to Covid appropriate behaviour and opt for vaccination to break the infection's chain of transmission

published on : 21st June 2021

Delhi government hospital bars nurses from talking in Malayalam at work, union fumes

The nurses' association also claimed that this circular was "consequent of the complaint filed by the patient" and "internally, there is no issue among the nurses and the administration".

published on : 6th June 2021

COVID care affected in Telangana as junior doctors go on strike

Director of Medical Education Dr Ramesh Reddy maintained that the increments given to senior resident doctors and junior doctors put them ahead of their counterparts in other states. 

published on : 27th May 2021

Medical education in dire straits with COVID-induced lockdown

As medical courses moves online, experts feel doctors graduating in the Covid-19 era will miss out on clinical skills that make their education complete. Will this result in a dearth of human touch in

published on : 16th May 2021

NEET row: Centre to review scrapping of PG quota for government doctors

The Centre has agreed to revisit its decision to scrap 50 per cent reservation for government doctors in post-graduate medical courses after a few states registered their strong protest in the matter.

published on : 13th November 2017