Fees reduction gives hope to medical students

National Medical Commission (NMC) issued guidelines to regulate fees for fifty percent of medical seats in private and deemed medical colleges. Mumbai: The new guidelines by the NMC have brought hope for the medical students. The students can now undergo their medical studies with less fees than what they had to pay before. As per […]

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Doctors can walk into jobs

Keeping in mind the hike in the number of covid patients, hospitals have started recruiting new doctors. Ludhina: Hospitals across the country have started conducting recruitments, to hire new doctors for treating covid patients as  the health system of the country nearly collapsed.   Karnataka has hired 1,763 new doctors under direct, walk-in recruitment. This includes […]

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Kerala MBBS students despair at SC order on fee hike

The revised fee structure of Kerala’s self-financing medical colleges has only added to the concerns of students who enrolled in 2017. The next batches will be required to pay a hefty sum to the administrations. Kerala: The 2021 Supreme Court’s order to the State’s Admission and Fee Regulatory Committee to charge “non-exploitative and fair” fees […]

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Dogs can donate blood, too

After the opening of North India’s first blood bank for dogs in Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), several dogs have been helped with blood therapies and treatments.  Ludhiana: The recently-opened blood bank for dogs has conducted more than 150 successful blood transfusions.  Dr C.S. Randhawa, Head of Veterinary Medicine Department said […]

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Uncertainty looms over the future of medical students

Medical students are grappling with mental health issues due to sudden disruption in their studies. They are also not receiving adequate training from their institutions they say.    Kolkata: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, medical students say they are struggling with their mental health as they are not receiving practical lessons and sufficient online theoretical classes […]

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