Daily Archives: 29/03/2018

Violence in health care

Violence in the health sector is a routine affair in India nowadays. Be it over the patients’ deaths because of errors in treatment or charging excessive bills, hospitals and nursing homes or the doctors working for them are found facing the public’s ire time and again. The situation is so grave that the state of […]


29th March, 2018, New Delhi In light of the decision of Union Cabinet yesterday evening of approving the amended National Medical Commission Bill 2017, the Action Committee of the medical fraternity comprising of IMA, United RDA, FORDA, MSN, RDA AIIMS & Association of DNB Doctors under the leadership of Dr. Ravi Wankhedkar, National President, IMA met […]

उत्तराखंड में आर्थिक ग़ुलामी की दस्तक, मेडिकल की फीस में 400 प्रतिशत की वृद्धि

उत्तराखंड के प्राइवेट मेडिकल कालेज ने 400 प्रतिशत फीस बढ़ा दी है। यहां के तीन प्राइवेट मेडिकल कालेज में करीब 650 छात्र छात्राएं पढ़ती हैं। आधे उत्तराखंड के ही हैं। राज्य सरकार ने मेडिकल कालेज को फीस बढ़ाने की छूट दे दी है। इस खेल का असर आप जानेंगे तो रातों की नींद उड़ जाएगी। […]

Jail the doctors

Sir, Can I be jailed voluntarily ? Jail term for health data breach . Jail term for not reporting TB case. Jail term for negligence. Jail term for violation of biomedical waste rules. Jail term for not renewing registration. Jail term for not filling Form F. I am surprised at the rapists , murderers , […]


A slice of a pediatrician’s life

@ drshilpaaroskar It was 4 AM and my phone was buzying. I had recently changed my handset and unfamiliar to the new ringtone I unheard it. Now the melodious ring tone was replaced by a coarse cacophony -a familiar one though ( the husband) who was now shaking me too. I got up from my […]