18June2018

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Bengaluru: KIMS doctors intensify stir, boycot OPD

 DTMT Network

BENGALURU: Doctors and medical staff associated with the Rajya Vokkaligara employees association on June 18 intensified their protest by boycotting work in the OPD of the Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) hospital.

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Sanitary inspectors' recruitment hit by degree dispute

 DTMT Network
CHENNAI: Upkeep of hygiene and sanitation across Tamil Nadu is facing a serious crisis as the state is unable to recruit sanitary inspectors. This is because there is a dispute regarding the recognition of the institutes that provide the sanitary inspector certificate, a necessary qualification for the post.

Dr Ravi Wankhedkar, IMA president
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IMA demands changes in Ayushman Bharat scheme

 BS RAWAT
NEW DELHI: The Modi Government's Ayushman Bharat scheme has hit a huge roadblock even before it has begun with the Indian Medical Association pointing out major flaws in the way it is being designed.

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Suicide of PG student in Bhopal exposes medical education mafia

  Rohit Shishodia

The suicide of Dr Smriti Laharpure, 32, at Madhya Pradesh’s Index Medical College (IMC)-Indore, over alleged demands of hiked fee after her admission in the college, has drawn criticism on the social media sites from doctors. They have demanded justice for Dr Laharpure.

Dr Prof Atul Kumar as chief of RP Centre
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Dr Kumar's rejoining: AIIMS docs to approach Women's Commission

 Rohit Shishodia
The resident doctors of Delhi-AIIMS have expressed unhappiness over the rejoining of duties by Dr Prof Atul Kumar as chief of RP Centre again. Dr Kumar was asked to leave the post in April 2018 by the hospital administration till the completion of the enquiry in the case in which he had slapped a senior resident doctor in front of patients and doctors.

Baby Khushi with her parents and Dr Minnie Bodhanwala
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Wadia Hospital doctors remove earring from 1-yr-old baby's windpipe

 DTMT Network
The doctors at Mumbai's Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children saved the life of one-year-old Khushi who had swallowed an earring. Doctors in other hospitals could not detect this for several days even in X-Ray and were treating her for breathing difficulty, till her condition deteriorated and she was brought to Wadia Hospital.

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