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#India – Many doctors are simply businessmen #medicalethics

Kundan Pandey [1] Issue Date: 2014-8-15 Samiran Nundy, chairperson of the department of surgical gastroenterology and organ transplantation at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and editor-in-chief of the journal Current Medicine Research and Practice (CMRP), has stirred a hornet’s nest by writing… Continue Reading →

Doctors and Scientists write an Open letter for People of Gaza

By Many Authors Source: The Lancet  July 30, 2014   By Paola Manduca, Iain Chalmers, Derek Summerfield, Mads Gilbert, and Swee Ang on behalf of 24 signatories We are doctors and scientists, who spend our lives developing means to care and… Continue Reading →

Shortage of women doctors becomes a pain for patients at Taarun #healthcare

IN अंग्रेज़ी, फैज़ाबाद, सेहतमंद मा और बच्चा / BY KHABAR LAHARIYA / ON JUNE 3, 2014 AT 4:25 PM / Taarun Block, Faizabad District. Kiran, a resident of Dadupur village of Taarun block, went to the Community Health Centre (CHC) for a normal delivery on 25 March… Continue Reading →

Being a doctor was once a job with great purpose. Now it’s just a business #healthcare

The ‘free market‘ approach to care means seeing more patients in less time. We’ve lost the human connection in health reform Nirmal Joshi theguardian.com, Saturday 22 February 2014 12.30 GMT   ‘The divisive healthcare reform debate has made my profession look… Continue Reading →

Mumbai – Resident doctor held for filming female colleagues in bath #Vaw #WTFnews

Mateen Hafeez, TNN Dec 19, 2013, MUMBAI: The Azad Maidan police on Tuesday arrested a 26-year-old resident doctor at a south Mumbai hospital for allegedly filming two female colleagues when they were taking a bath. However, when the accused doctor, who… Continue Reading →

GlaxoSmithKline to stop paying doctors for promotional talks #goodnews #healthcare #medicalethics

    CHARLES ORNSTEIN (PROPUBLICA) |   The sixth-largest drug maker already had begun cutting back on paid speaking, ProPublica‘s Dollars for Docs database shows In a major departure from industry practice, GlaxoSmithKline, the sixth-largest global drug maker, announced Tuesday that it… Continue Reading →

Foreign doctors raise alarm over Syrian birth defects #healthcare

The newly appointed International President of Médecins Sans Frontières has described the number of birth deformities as ‘shocking’ RICHARD HALL  Tuesday 03 December 2013 280 PRINT A A A Doctors working inside Syria are witnessing a “shocking” number of babies being born… Continue Reading →

CIA made doctors torture suspected terrorists after 9/11 #WTFnews #medicalethics

Doctors were asked to torture detainees for intelligence gathering, and unethical practices continue, review concludes An al-Qaida detainee at Guantanamo Bay in 2002: the DoD has taken steps to address concerns over practices at the prison in recent years. Photograph:… Continue Reading →

Why Are India’s Young Doctors Refusing To Serve in its Villages?

In two days, thousands of medical students across the country are once again planning to protest a new rule that makes rural posting compulsory. Are they all just urban brats or is there something more going on? By Jaimon Joseph | Grist Media – Fri… Continue Reading →

Hygiene shocker! Now, cleaners assist in delivering babies at maternity homes #Indiashining

  Pritha Chatterjee : New Delhi, Fri Aug 03 2012, 01:58 hrs Usha Devi’s newborn came into the world a few hours after the Northern Grid collapsed for the first time early on Monday morning. When Usha went into labour at… Continue Reading →

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