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#Budget2017: Govt to create 5,000 postgraduate medical seats every year

New Delhi: The government has decided to take steps to create additional 5,000 postgraduate medical seats per annum, according to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

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MCI proposes to suspend ghost faculty’s medical registration for a year

New Delhi: The ethics committee of the Medical Council of India (MCI) has proposed that the name of the dean, head of the department and the doctor posing as a ghost faculty in a medical college to get through the MCI assessment should be removed from the Indian Medical Register (IMR) for one year.

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Despite progress, India to miss MDG targets, says health report

New Delhi: India has achieved considerable progress in reducing infant and under-five mortality rates but is way behind in achieving the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets, said a new report released by the union health ministry.

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India declared maternal and neonatal tetanus-free: Modi

New Delhi: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that mothers and newborns in India are free from tetanus at the time of birth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday.

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Odisha to spend Rs 50 crore to reduce mother-child mortality

Bhubaneswar (IANS): The Odisha government has decided to spend Rs 50 crore annually to reduce Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) and Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in inaccessible areas of the state.

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Is it illegal for doctors registered in a State Medical Register to practise medicine in another state?

New Delhi: Union Health Minister J P Nadda recently stated in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha that the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, prohibits a person other than a medical practitioner enrolled on a State Medical Register to practice medicine in the State.

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IMR, MMR, TFR show accelerated decline post launch of NRHM

New Delhi: Although goal of IMR, MMR and TFR were not achieved, the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) and Total Fertility Rate (TFR) have shown accelerated decline post launch of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Health Minister J P Nadda said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

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MCI reveals names of 11 ‘Fake’ Doctors

New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has released the names of three people who reportedly used ‘fake, false and forged’ documents to obtain the certificate of medical registration.

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Health sector allocation increased by 335% to Rs 3 lakh crore in 12th Plan

New Delhi: The government has increased budget outlay by 335 per cent to Rs 3 lakh crore in 12th Plan for healthcare to achieve universal and inclusive healthcare for all citizens, according to a statement by the ministry of health and family welfare.

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India is biggest contributor to world’s prematurity load: Report

New Delhi: Premature birth and its complications is a leading cause of neonatal mortality and morbidity in India. According to a report released here on Saturday, India is the biggest contributor to the world’s prematurity load with almost 36 lakh premature births each year.

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