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Hospital staff accused of selling human skeletons to medical students

Patna: A “sting operation” has reportedly revealed the mortuary staff of Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), Muzaffarpur selling human skeletons to medical students for Rs 8,000 to Rs 19,000.

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Sting shows medical representative inside hospital operation theatre

New Delhi: A sting operation reportedly conducted on the orders of Delhi’s health department officials shows a medical representative dressed in surgeon’s dress inside an operation theatre of the state government’s Lok Nayak Hospital.

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Doctor among four arrested for foetal sex determination

Gurgaon: Four people, including a doctor, have been arrested in Delhi in an operation led by the Gurgaon district administration for their involvement in sex determination of foetuses, an official said on Tuesday.

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15 Diagnostic Labs and Imaging Centres withdrawn from CGHS empanelment

New Delhi: Acting on a recommendation of the Medical Council of India (MCI), the union health ministry has withdrawn 15 diagnostic labs and imaging centres, which were recently ‘exposed’ by a TV sting operation, from the panel of Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).

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Govt orders inquiry into alleged nexus between doctors and diagnostic centres

New Delhi: The government has asked secretary, ministry of health & family welfare, to conduct an inquiry into the alleged nexus between doctors and pathological laboratories / diagnostic centres defrauding the patient as revealed through a sting operation titled “Operation Jonk” aired by News Nation TV channel on Monday.

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Can doctors practice medicine ethically in India?

Can you practice medicine ethically in India? This is a million dollar question facing every Indian doctor. This is also relevant to thousands of medical students who will become doctors of tomorrow and hundreds of thousands of Indian doctors working abroad, who want to return home but are put off by the character of Indian medical practice.

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‘Anuradha’s death due to medical negligence must have a bigger purpose in life’

Dr Kunal Saha, a US-based professor and private consultant in HIV/AIDS, is known for his struggle against a case in which his wife, Anuradha Saha, died at the age of 36 at Kolkata-based Advanced Medicare Research Institute (AMRI) of medical negligence on May 28, 1998.

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Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2013: No prescription for a corruption-free healthcare system

The recent introduction of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2013 (‘Bill 2013’) in the Parliament has ignited a heated debate in some quarters of the medical community. While some doctors with political connection may find this Bill as a great opportunity to climb up the ladder to the Medical Council of India (MCI), others are deeply perturbed with the proposed Bill for more reason than one. Ironically, most physicians practicing around the country perhaps are still unaware about what are at stake in this significant piece of the new medical legislation.

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MCI asks CBI to probe into medical seats for sale sting operation

New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has written to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) asking for a probe into a sting operation conducted by CNN-IBN, which exposed the sale of postgraduate medical seats in five colleges across three states for crores of rupees.

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CNN-IBN sting operation catches five private colleges ‘selling’ medical seats

New Delhi: A CNN-IBN sting operation covering five private medical and dental colleges in three states has exposed how these colleges are allegedly selling postgraduate medical and dental seats to the highest bidders.

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