Tag Archives: World Medical Association

Medical ethics body’s president attends court hearing in corruption case

New Delhi: Dr Ketan Desai, who was recently installed as president of the World Medical Association (WMA), appeared in a New Delhi court on Friday to attend a hearing in a case where he faces charges of corruption. The next hearing in the case will be held on February 6.

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Doctors raise questions over new president of top medical association

New Delhi: The recent inauguration of Dr Ketan Desai as the new president of the World Medical Association (WMA) raises questions from senior doctors in The BMJ.

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Saving a mentally ill patient from death row

The Pakistan Supreme Court recently ruled that schizophrenia does not qualify as a mental illness as it is a ‘recoverable’ condition. I have not had access to the details of the case which prompted this pearl of judicial wisdom apart from what is available in the Fourth Estate.

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Dr Ashok Seth, Dr D S Rana selected for Dr B C Roy Award | Apollo Hospitals to develop smart healthcare system

Dr Ashok Seth, chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Dr D S Rana, chairman of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi have been selected for Dr B C Roy National Award 2014-15 for excellence in the field of medicine.

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Cribs or Crabs

In the international scenario, it is not uncommon to see people of Indian origin at the helm of premiere institutes and organizations across the world. There are even many who have been elected to top political posts in their respective countries. We come across such news and names frequently. However, it is a rare sight to see a person being acclaimed and celebrated for his incessant and invaluable contributions from the humble facilities of our motherland. Dr Ketan Desai, who has recently been appointed as the president of ‘World Medical Association’ for 2016 is one such person!

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Dr Ketan Desai to represent Gujarat medical colleges in MCI

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat University senate has nominated Dr Ketan Desai, former president of the Medical Council of India (MCI) and head of the urology department at B J Medical College, as the university’s representative member to the MCI.

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No ‘conclusive study’ to link cellular tower radiation with cancer: Medical experts

New Delhi: There are no conclusive scientific studies anywhere to prove low radiation emitted from cellular towers can cause cancer in human beings, and authorities must gear up to tackle other environmental issues that cause the lifestyle disease, experts said at a conference here.

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