The National Medical Commission (NMC), India, has been being awarded the coveted World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Recognition Status for a tenure of 10 years, according to a press release from the Union Health Ministry. WFME recognition will enable Indian medical graduates to pursue postgraduate training and practice in other countries that require WFME recognition, such as the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand,… read-more
Seven medical students, including BJP MLA son Avishkar Rahangdale died in a car accident, on January 24. PM Narendra Modi expressed his condolences and announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each and Rs 50,000 for injured from the PMNRF. Furthermore, Wardha SP Prashant Holkar said while passing through Selsura a wild animal appeared in front of the car and to avoid hurting him, the students had an accident.
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A 24-year-old medical student in Mumbai has registered a case against 17 students for allegedly ragging and passing casteist remarks. However, the Occupational Therapy student at GS Medical College and KEM Hospital filed the case against several students including his roommates. Moreover, the victim was being harassed for the last three years and the FIR has been registered under the Maharashtra Anti-Ragging Act and IPC.… read-more
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As good news for medical students of Assam, National Medical Commission approved Doctorate of Medicine (DM) and Master of Chirugiae (MCH) courses in Assam Medical College for 2021-22. Reportedly, AMC will now have 3 seats in DM cardiology and 2 seats in MCH paediatric surgery. ''We shall continue to work on strengthening medical education,'' tweeted Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister of Assam.
The central government has planned to incentivize medical students and MBBS pass-outs, involved in COVID-19 duty, with government jobs and monetary assistance. In the virtual meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi on May 2, the Centre has also considered to delay NEET examination for new students to join COVID battle. The decision has been taken after reviewing the current situation as medicos are feeling overwhelmed due to rising coronavirus… read-more