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Medical News Bulletin - Edition 6

Jan 17, 2023

Medical News

Discover the latest updates and developments in the world of healthcare. From groundbreaking medical research to new treatment options, we aim to keep you informed on all things medical. In this edition, we will be covering a recent announcement by NBEMS regarding the internal appraisals of trainees, reduced bond service tenure for doctors in Punjab, sanction of 5 new medical colleges in Telangana and more.

Stay tuned for updates and insights on the most pressing issues in the medical field today.

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Internal Appraisals of NBEMS Trainee

The National Board of Examination (NBE) has announced that all NBEMS accredited institutions must conduct internal appraisals for DNB, DrNB, Post MBBS, Fellowship, and Diploma Trainees. Guidelines and schedule has also been shared for the same. 

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Saving Life Thousands Of Feet In The Air

A Birmingham doctor of Indian origin— Dr Vemala, saved a 43-year old passenger's life whose heart stopped working twice on a UK to India flight. The Hepatologist Doctor battled for 5-hours to save the man’s life and was only aided by medical supplies available on board and certain items with passengers. Before the flight landed in Mumbai, Dr Vemala resuscitated the 43-year-old man twice.

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Relief For The In-service Doctors In Punjab

The state of Punjab is all set to reduce the bond service tenure for all the in-service doctors pursuing their postgraduate, from 10 to 7 years, and diploma, from 6 to 4 years in Punjab government institutions. At the same time, the new government policy plans to increase the penalty upon failing to fulfill the bond condition.

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Boosting Medical Education In Telangana

The Telangana state government has sanctioned a grant up to ₹34.38 crore for the construction of five new medical colleges in the state. The development will be made in a brownfield manner. The government plans to transform several government hospitals into medical colleges. Overall, the plan is bound to boost medical education in Telangana.

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Major Relief To Foreign Medical Students

The National Medical Commission (NMC) has validated the Compulsory Rotating Medical Internship done or started by the Foreign Medical Graduates in approved colleges, hospitals and colleges according to the old MCI list. However, this shall only be a one-time measure. 

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Also Read: 

Medical News Bulletin Edition 5, Edition 4, Edition 3

We will keep posting the latest medical news and developments from the industry on our blog here. So, stay tuned.

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Kashika Walia

Kashika Walia is a Senior Content Writer at PrepLadder. She is devoted to give her readers easily digestible and high-value content that makes their journey towards their dream career incredibly easy.


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