Health Bulletin 21/June/2022

Here are the top health stories for today:

 NMC refuses to share medical college assessment data in public domain     

While responding to a recent RTI application seeking medical college assessment reports for academic years 2020-21 and 2021-22, the National Medical Commission (NMC) has denied furnishing the relevant documents.

The application had been filed by an RTI activist, Dr Mohammed Khader Meeran and replying to it, NMC said that “the information sought is very voluminous and scattered in various files” and that “it would disproportionately divert the resource of MARB (Medical Assessment & Rating Board) of NMC”, reports TOI.

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NMC Refuses To Share Medical College Assessment Data In Public Domain 


 New medical colleges to come up in MP, MBBS seats to cross 3,000 mark      

The medical seats of the state will receive a significant boost as the state government is all set to establish 7 new medical colleges within the next few years.

The establishment of these new medical colleges will increase the number of medical seats from 2035 to 3070 in government medical colleges.

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7 New Medical Colleges To Come Up In MP, MBBS Seats To Cross 3,000 Mark

210 doctors conferred gold medals at NBE convocation

210 doctors have been conferred Gold medals in the various specialities of Diplomate of National Board (DNB) at the 21st Convocation ceremony of the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences, NBE.

Union Health Minister Shri Mansukh Mandaviya virtually presided over the 21st Convocation of the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) held today at Dr Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi. Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar was the Guest of Honour at the event which was attended by other eminent dignitaries.

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210 Doctors Conferred Gold Medals At NBE Convocation, Details 

 CBI apprehends persons over bribery case at DCGI office, role of Joint Drugs Controller under scanner

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday apprehended some persons at the office of the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) in connection with a Rs three lakh alleged bribery case in which the role of Joint Drugs Controller S Eswara Reddy is under scanner, officials said.

The CBI team, after getting inputs about exchange of bribery, allegedly carried out trap operation in which some persons were apprehended, they said.

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CBI Apprehends Persons Over Bribery Case At DCGI Office, Role Of Joint Drug Controller Under Scanner 

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