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Govt planning penal provisions to deter pharma companies from bribing doctors with freebies | Sex determination lands doctor couple in jail for three years

The promised mandatory marketing code for pharma companies, which is to replace the voluntary code in operation since January last year, will have strong penal provisions to deter them from bribing doctors with freebies to prescribe their drugs.

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Rs 90 crore budget approved for RIMS for 2012-17

Ranchi: The state government has sanctioned a budget of Rs 90 crore for Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) for the coming five financial years including 2012-13.

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72 MBBS seats reduced in 3 Jharkhand medical colleges

Ranchi: Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECEB) has been asked to conduct tests for only 72, 41 and 41 students for Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Ranchi, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (MGM) Medical College, Jamshedpur, and Patliputra Medical College and Hospital (PMCH), Dhanbad, respectively for 2012-13. In 2011-12, the number of seats in RIMS, MGM and PMCH was 126, 50 and 50 respectively.

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My life was like an obstacle race

A major issue before the medical fraternity is their professionalism. Doctors are losing respect these days. Reports of scuffle and manhandling have become common. This is because doctors have become professionals and every professional wishes to increase the number of his or her clients. Under these circumstances how could the trust of people on doctors be maintained?

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MCI approves 500 more MBBS seats in Gujarat, 60 in Jharkhand

Medical Council of India (MCI) has approved 150 seats each in GMERS (Gujarat Medical Education and Research Society) Medical College Sola; Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences (GAIMS), Bhuj and Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Ahmedabad. In addition, 50 seats have been increased in Government Medical College, Bhavnagar. MCI has also allowed Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Ranchi to admit 150 students in its MBBS course against the existing 90 seats.

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HIV-positive man dies in Ranchi, relatives say doctors biased

A man died at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Ranchi after doctors refused to operate upon him for a liver problem, as he was HIV-positive, his family members have alleged.

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Over 120 doctors quit India’s premier government hospitals in last 3 years

As many as 121 doctors have left India’s premier government hospitals, including All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Safdarjung Hospital, to join private hospitals since 2008, the union health and family welfare minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has informed …

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