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The Vizag Case Exposes More Gaps in Surrogacy Bill

Following the recent Vizag IVF Centre case, the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 may need reconsideration towards integrating legal safeguards. The case in hand brings forth a series of grave biomedical and ethical issues as lack of comprehensive physical and psycho-social counselling to all the stakeholders involved in surrogacy namely surrogate mother, intending mother father, egg donor before the initiation of surrogacy under the Surrogacy Bill.

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NHRC to conduct inquiries into people’s rights violations due to medical negligence

Mumbai: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will reportedly conduct a series of public hearings to inquire into the people’s rights violations in the health sector. The move is aimed at providing relief to patients who suffer at the hands of doctors and hospitals.

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Communication skills should be made a part of medical curriculum

Paul Bissell and Padam Simkhada recently visited leading health institutes of India to strengthen the bonds that their university has with Indian institutes. In an exclusive conversation with India Medical Times, they discussed about the ties that the University of Sheffield has with Indian institutes, their main research areas in varied fields of health and the current global scenario of health and research.

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