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NITI Aayog recommends opening of 187 medical colleges by 2022

Chennai: The NITI Aayog has recommended opening of 187 medical colleges in the country by 2022, according to Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu.

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District hospitals to be ranked based on their performance

New Delhi: The government has decided to rank district hospitals on the basis of their performance on health indicators. There are around 700 district hospitals across the country to provide secondary healthcare facilities to the people.

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80% people opposed Exit Test for MBBS graduates

Wardha (Maharashtra): Responding to an RTI query, NITI Aayog has informed that 80% of the public, who responded to NITI Aayog, when it invited suggestions by email, have opposed the move to conduct the National Licentiate Examination (NLE) or Exit Test for MBBS graduates.

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MCI says corporates can be allowed to run for-profit medical colleges

New Delhi: The general body of the Medical Council of India (MCI) that met here on Tuesday resolved to allow corporates and “for profit” institutions to start and run medical colleges in the country. Until now, the MCI had permitted companies that make no profit to start medical colleges, but no companies came forward.

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MCI declares IGNOU’s medical courses as illegal | A new low in medical profession: Doctor tells junior to kill TB patient

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has issued a circular declaring the postgraduate diploma courses in HIV Medicine, Health Management, Maternal & Child Health and Geriatric Medicine offered by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi as illegal.

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Civil surgeon withholds medical officers’ pay for failure to identify quacks | States approve proposal to replace MCI

Bokaro Civil Surgeon Dr Sobhan Murmu has withheld salaries of medical officers in-charge of Community Health Centres (CHCs) of the district following their failure to submit a list of quacks active in the area.

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Niti Aayog to meet state ministers to discuss MCI overhaul | Doctors oppose abolition of MCI

The high-powered committee of government’s think-tank Niti Aayog will meet state ministers and officials on September 8 to hold final discussions about overhaul of the Medical Council of India (MCI).

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‘Inhuman and Unnatural’ Pressure to Sell | Ex-army men to administer hospitals | JJ Hospital doctors threaten stir

A six-month investigation by The New York Times has found that in the push to win customers in India’s chaotic and highly competitive drug market, some Abbott managers instructed employees to pursue sales at virtually any cost — in violation of Indian law, professional medical standards and the company’s own ethics guidelines.

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Delhi government to re-designate 1,000 doctors as professors | Allow ‘for profit’ medical colleges, says Niti Aayog

The Delhi government will re-designate 1,000 doctors as professors and junior professors, said Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain.

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