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In what has been deemed as the case which divided the medical fraternity into two blocs over the last two decades, the final nail comes with a sigh of relief to one section whereas it is a disappointment to the other.
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).
Kolkata: As the world celebrates the Vatican approving sainthood for Mother Teresa, a 50-year-old woman, whose “miracle” cure from cancer was instrumental in the 2003 papal recognition that the nun has entered heaven, says the Nobel laureate has been more of a god for her for the past 17 years.