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Implant Files: New licensing terms for medical devices, govt looks to Singapore

The Indian Express investigation, conducted in association with The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), found how the first Bill to regulate medical devices was drafted 12 years ago but was still not enacted.

Students learning science of medicine but not the art of healing: Major General Madhuri Kanitkar

The Medical Council of India has finalised a new MBBS curriculum that will be rolled out for the 2019-20 academic session. It has a unique course called Attitude, Ethics and Communication.

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Undergraduate medical students to study ethics, communication from 2019-20

The ethics and communication module, meanwhile, will be taught over several years and seeks to address the trust deficit in the doctor-patient relationship.

‘Doctors reluctant in prescribing unbranded generic medicines’

The MCI on April 21, 2017, told all practising doctors to prescribe unbranded generic drugs “as far as possible”.

After indictment by in-house probe, Allahabad HC judge Narayan Shukla goes on leave

Justice Shukla case relates to GCRG medical institute, CBI may renew application for sanction to file FIR against him.

Prescription for the doctor

The National Medical Commission Bill 2017 proposes a revamp of the regulatory framework for medical education and practice. It needs to be fine tuned.

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Medical Council of India case: In-house probe records ‘adverse remarks’ against Allahabad HC judge

The Allahabad High Court judge had come under the spotlight after he made hand-written corrections on September 4, 2017, to his own bench’s order of September 1, so as to allow a medical college in Uttar Pradesh to admit students for the 2017-18 session.

Medical Council of India bribery scam: ‘Papa is saying, our captain... whatever he can do, he is ready’

Translated transcripts of purported conversations that are attached with Prashant Bhushan’s complaint in Medical Council of India bribery scam.

Healthcare workers for rural areas: HC rap to Health, MCI for failure to introduce course

In 2010, the government-appointed task force on medical education, under the NRHM, had recommended a new course “to remedy the chronic shortage of health care professionals in rural areas”.

Bad prognosis

The public health system is failing all stakeholders: practitioners, patients and their families.

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