Indian coronavirus

While the cases of coronavirus are still reiterating around the world, India has a piece of good news to share regarding one of its corona-positive patients. The patient zero of the country, a woman student from Thrissur, Kerala who returned from Wuhan, may soon get to go home. She is on the path of recovery […]

Not so long back, a new virus called Nipah appeared in India from nowhere and claimed 17 lives. Now, a new virus called ‘Coronavirus’ has killed 81 people in China and infected almost 3,000 people, with cases confirmed in several countries. While the new virus started casting its shadows over the people, four suspected cases […]

Young house-surgeons at government colleges who pursue their mandatory one-year of house surgeon-ship are disappointed by the government’s inefficiency. Since their postings as interns in District Wenlock, Lady Goschen Hospital and other urban community health centres, these doctors have not received their stipend for the past ten months. The doctors have been submitting memorandums to […]

Days after the prime minister made a statement that the top pharmaceutical companies bribe doctors with women, gadgets or foreign trips, the Indian Medical Association(IMA) has taken a strong exception to the statement. The IMA, in its statement, asked the PM to deny or prove the alleged statement. They also demanded that the PM should […]

“Private medical colleges cannot collect fees from MBBS and BDS students for five years when the course duration was only four-and-a-half years,” says the Telangana high court to the private medical colleges. A student, D Padma Teja, of Warangal district has filed a petition regarding the fee collection by private medical colleges. Following this, a […]

The government think tank NITI Aayog is composing a list of top medical devices which have the most potential for export. The move intends to eliminate the barriers in domestic medical device businesses. According to the officials, a tentative preliminary list of 10 devices has been created already. The list of devices under the NITI […]

The Indian Medical Association has issued a strong statement condemning the violence on doctors and nurses who rushed to treat injured students in the Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU). It is for the third time that the IMA is issuing such a statement regarding the violence against the doctors. “How does it reflect on the nation, if […]

Now, people living within a 5 km radius of the AIIMS can avail an emergency mobile medical service in case anyone suffering a heart attack or chest pain. The initiative is a joint venture of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The new move is […]

Adding a feather to the country’s crown of achievements and making the country proud, Dr Santhosh G Honavar, a Hyderabad based Ophthalmologist has achieved the unique title of being the first Indian Ophthalmologist to receive the Life Achievement Honour Award, the highest award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology(AAO) conferred to its members. The award […]

We are about to bid adieu to 2019 and welcome a new year. While we are on the verge of ending this year, let’s go through some ups and downs of the Indian healthcare sector in 2019. 1. National Medical Commission Bill- From the scratch itself National Medical Commission Bill has been creating debate among […]