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No cure for ailing medical education

India has a gargantuan medical education system, one of the largest in the world. Its 412 medical colleges – public and now increasingly private – produce 52,215 graduate doctors and 25

I do not see any loss of function or purpose of MCI: Ajay Kumar, NBE

Dr Ajay Kumar, a noted urologist from Bihar who has been a member of the Medical  Council of India (MCI) and chairman of its grievance redressal cell, has been na

Medical admissions: How Haryana govt is favouring pvt colleges

The Haryana government is clearly giving preference to private medical colleges by scheduling the date for the last counselling session a day before the counselling date scheduled for government co

Why replacing MCI with NMC makes sense

India faces an unenviable challenge of tackling the dual burden of diseases and lack of qualified health personnel. A 2015 PricewaterhouseCoopers report estimates that we are short of three million

NMC bill is the first step in larger reforms in health sector: NITI Aayog advisor

Is the way MCI being run the only problem or the issue is about its rules, regulations and mandate?  It was both. There were structural problems

Doctoring his way to the top

Ketan Desai, a famous name in the medical world, is a man with unimaginable access and influence in the power galleries, be it in Gujarat or Delhi, with Congress or BJP. And his election as the cha



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