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What the National Health Policy 2017 Missed — Medical College in Every District and Postgraduate Training for Every Doctor

I welcome the announcement of National Health Policy 2017. In particular, raising public health expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025 is a laudable target as is the aim to spend most of the government resources on primary care. I have argued previously that we cannot modernise our healthcare whilst ignoring the primary care. Primary care facilities need to be upgraded, provided with basic diagnostic facilities and funded to be able to lure doctors and nurses to work in remote corners of the country.

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Govt warns medical college professors not to harass medical students

Bhubaneswar: The Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) has asked professors and teachers of medical colleges to refrain from harassing postgraduate medical students and from using them in their domestic chores.

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Medical colleges directed to display complete list of admitted students on their websites

New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has directed all medical colleges to post the complete list of admitted students on their respective websites. This list should stay on the college website till all the students have passed the final year MBBS exam and obtained registration with the state medical council.

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Eleven new medical colleges to be set up in Uttar Pradesh in two years

Lucknow: The state government has reportedly sanctioned the budget for setting up 11 new medical colleges in Firozabad, Jaunpur, Chandauli, Najibabad, Bahraich and Shahjahanpur in the next two years.

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ESIC’s decision to open medical colleges ill-planned: CAG

New Delhi: The decision by the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) to open medical colleges was ill-planned and no due diligence was done, the Comptroller and Audit General of India (CAG) revealed on Friday.

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New medical college to start functioning in Faridabad from October 1: Minister

New Delhi: A new medical college would start functioning in Faridabad from October 1, and another in Hyderabad in 2016, according to Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya. A medical college each in Bihar and Rajasthan have also been proposed.

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MCL signs MoU with NBCC for medical college in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India, on Friday signed a MoU with National Buildings Construction Corp Ltd (NBCC) to build a 100-seat medical college at Talcher in Odisha.

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Soon every district would have a medical college

Puducherry: The Union health ministry has proposed to upgrade government hospitals, in districts that do not have a government or private medical college, into government medical colleges cum hospitals, said Union Health Minister J P Nadda here on Thursday.

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Haryana to set up a medical college in every district of the state

Rohtak (Haryana): Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said the government would set up a medical college in every district of Haryana.

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Govt upgrades 8 medical colleges, 50 more to be upgraded

New Delhi: Eight government medical colleges or institutes across seven states have been upgraded and 50 more government medical colleges across the country are being upgraded or will soon be upgraded under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), according to Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.

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