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Efforts made to strengthen medical education: Health Minister


May 14th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) In order to overcome the human resource shortage in the health sector, the government has increased the number of medical seats at the post-graduate level ... Read more...

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Indian doctors to offer free medical services in Zambia


April 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), April 9 (IANS) About 20 doctors from India would visit Zambia later in April to conduct free medical services as part of a programme aimed at helping the ... Read more...

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Azad overrules IMA’s objections to rural MBBS course


March 18th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has three problems with the government's plan to create a special cadre of rural doctors through a truncated MBBS ... Read more...

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Indian-origin girl crowned Australia’s brainiest student


February 1st, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): A 14-year-old girl of Indian-origin has been crowned as Australia's brainiest student in a battle of neuroscience knowledge in Sydney.Uma Jha, from Perth's Shenton College, in inner-west Shenton ... Read more...

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Filipino surgeon sex DVD becomes huge hit in Malay market


June 9th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 9 (ANI): DVDs carrying steamy sex video clips featuring Filipino cosmetic surgeon Hayden Kho and his celebrity patients have become a huge hit with people in Malaysia.Pirated DVD sellers ... Read more...

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Doctors, patients both find interaction via videoconferencing satisfactory


May 15th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Examining the feasibility and effectiveness of doctor-patient interaction through videoconferencing, a study has shown that such virtual doctor visits are similar to face-to-face visits on most measures."There is ... Read more...

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Indian origin doctor banned for abusing patients’ rights


July 15th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 15 (IANS) An Indian origin doctor in Australia has been indefinitely banned from practising medicine for secretly taking "up skirt" photographs of women patients while giving them spinal ... Read more...

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Waiting room touch pad device may prove to be a lifesaver for adolescents


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Information technologies like computer-based screening, which give immediate results of the doctor-patient interaction, may prove to be life-savers for adolescents by quickly identifying high-risk behaviours among them, ... Read more...

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