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Doctors, No Need To Have Shop Act License: 3rd Judgment On This Point

Doctors, No need to have Shop Act License… 3rd Judgment on this point… The Division Bench of Hon. Bombay High Court (Nagpur Bench) in its comparatively recent judgment dated 21st October 2016 has reiterated the earlier views in the case of Indian Medical Association V/s. State of Maharashtra & Ors. (Writ Petition No. 4579/2005 ) […]

NEET, Exit Test, No DNB: Read How Scrapping of MCI Will Affect Doctors

Most of the readers must have been reading many things about changes in Medical Council of India (MCI), conduction of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), National Exit Test (NEXT) and much other news. We doctors have been hearing and knowing about Medical Council of India (MCI) since many years but now this is changing. […]

No Renewal of Registration of Doctors without Swipe Machine: Newspaper Claims

Amar Ujala News Swipe machine mandatory for doctors in clinics

A newspaper has claimed that MCI and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW)  have issued an advisory that it is not mandatory for all doctors to install a card swipe machine in their clinics for digital transactions by 1st April 2017. For this doctors have to get a certificate from a bank, failing which […]

Camera Found In Female Changing Room of Operation Theater of KEM Hospital

KEM MARD camera in changing room of OT

Reportedly a camera was found in the obstetrics Operation theatre (OT) female changing room on 19/08/2016 by a first-year resident doctor from the emergency unit with recording on it. The phone had been strategically placed in a cardboard box hanging from the wall meant for used OT caps. This box had holes in  it for the […]

Increase PG Medical Seats: MARD’s Proposal to Health Minister to Improve Healthcare in India

Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctor MARD Logo

Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has written a letter to Hon. Dr. J.P. Nadda, Centra Health Minister of Gov. of India as a Proposal to increase postgraduate degree admission in govt. medical colleges. In the letter, central MARD appreciates efforts of the government to increase M.B.B.S seats. In  view of the dearth of qualified Post […]

Increasing deaths among Doctors due to Stress, overburden and neglecting own Health

Increasing deaths among Doctors due to Stress

Increasing deaths among Doctors due to Stress, overburden & neglecting own Health Dr.Amol Pampatwar 2011 batch Government Medical College Aurangabad MS ObGy died due to massive AMI while travelling from Miraj to Kolhapur. He was a very soft-spoken person and married a year ago. Post mortem showed lad infarct with multiple plaques in coronaries, neglected […]

Maharashtra Resident Doctors Stipend Hike Confirmed

Maharashtra Resident Doctors Stipend Hike

Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) has announced the final stipend hike for resident doctors across Maharashtra. Final stipend hike for the resident doctors will be as follows: The Increased Stipend Will Be As Follows: JR1 – Rs. 49217 JR2 – Rs. 49682 JR3 – Rs. 49935 SR1 – Rs. 51307 SR2 – Rs. 52711 […]

Doctors’ Humane effort at Nepal Earthquake epicentre

Doctors' Humane effort at Nepal Earthquake epicentre

Doctors’ Humane effort at Nepal Earthquake epicentre Hello i am Avinash Kumar Gupta, 1st year M.B.B.S. Student from U.C.M.S. (Universal College of Medical Science, Bhairahawa) and Joint Secretary, INDA (Indo Nepal Doctors Association). Out of 5 medical camps i went, here I am sharing my experience in first medical camp for earthquake releif in Sindhupal […]

BREAKING NEWS: Junior doctor asks patient to stand in line, gets hand broken by patient’s friends for doing so! Doctor safety in India continues to fall & fail!

    Junior doctor gets hand broken by patient’s friends simply for asking the patient to stand in line! Dr. Rahul Vaswani – Junior Resident in Ophthalmology studying at SMS Medical College (Jaipur) was working in the OPD yesterday. As patients lined up for treatment, he asked one patient to get in line. To his […]

BREAKING NEWS : 2015 Nobel Prize In Medicine Awarded For Discovery Of Malaria, River Blindness Drugs From Nature

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 has been awarded “one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites and the other half to Youyou Tu for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria.” Collectively, the prize recognizes drug […]