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Interview: Medical regulators have proved a dismal failure — Dr Sunil K Pandya

Dr Sunil K Pandya is a neurosurgeon and “a student of medical ethics”. He studied medicine at Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai. He began his career under Dr Homi Dastur at the department of neurosurgery, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital in 1967 as a pool officer and became an assistant neurosurgeon in 1968. When Dr Dastur retired in 1975, he was appointed as professor and head, department of neurosurgery. Since his retirement in 1998, Dr Pandya has been working at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai as an honorary neurosurgeon. He is also editor emeritus of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME).

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Azad launches scheme for pregnant mothers in Assam

Guwahati: The union health and family welfare minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday launched an Assam government scheme entitling all pregnant women to free delivery — including caesarean section — in public health institutions.

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