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In a report to the government, a Group of Ministers has recommended shortening the five-and-a-half-year MBBS course by a year.
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GoM on health has also recommended two-year mandatory rural posting of doctors before awarding them MBBS degrees.
Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association objected to Delhi govt’s 18 November order that asked hospitals to engage medical students, interns to assist Covid doctors.
The selection will be made by the Medical Council Committee through online application on the basis of NEET-2020 rank. The state and UT govt will certify the eligibility.
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’?
Officials say the move will ensure there are more specialists in district hospitals., and will also help PG students understand the district health system better.
The move has been triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and aims to prepare doctors for challenges posed by emerging diseases.
According to the Ministry of Human Resource Development data, 23,000 Indian students are studying in China and of this, 21,000 are pursuing medicine — as of 2019.
Higher education in mother tongue is likely to be a part of the New Education Policy, which seeks to overhaul India’s education system.
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