Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicIndian doctors

Topic: Indian doctors

India’s medical education needs more push from Modi govt. Affordable colleges still a dream

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Charaka vow for doctors is disturbing. Some parts of Indian heritage belong only in history books

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Resident doctors across India threaten shutdown of services after police ‘crackdown’ in Delhi

RDAs say the protest will continue until the Delhi Police apologises for its alleged crackdown on resident doctors Monday, and the counselling for NEET PG begins.

Off The Cuff with Dr Ashish K. Jha

In a conversation with ThePrint’s Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Ashish Kumar Jha said India’s Covid testing is inadequate and the number of people infected in...

Bring back the family doctor. India has too many specialists

Every town and city in India has a multi-speciality clinic or hospital. But where are our family physicians who can tell us ‘go to the doctor’?

Younger and female doctors adopted telemedicine more during Covid in India, study says

58% female doctors opted for telemedicine while 50% younger doctors adopted the practice in June-July 2020 in India, study finds.

Sick doctors, shut hospitals, no guidelines — a Wockhardt doctor on India’s Covid response

Authorities must resist shutting down hospitals with infected staff because each bed and healthcare worker is an essential resource in India’s battle against the pandemic.

Dear Indians, don’t clap for doctors battling Covid-19 if you don’t want them as neighbours

Banging utensils to thank doctors is hypocritical if landlords are forcefully evicting them due to paranoia that they might spread Covid-19.

Give India’s district officers power to take financial decisions to save lives from Covid-19

India fortunately has Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme and GIS maps. But states need access to this data and undertake planning as though this were war time.

Indian doctors are buying water for surgery as drought worsens

Failed rains last year and delays in this year’s annual monsoon have left nearly half of India facing drought-like conditions.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.