World  /  Published 13.05.20

Kabul hospital toll rises to 24

Afghan officials on Wednesday raised the death from the militant attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul the previous day, saying that 24 people were killed, including two newborn babies, their mother...
By Reuters in Kabul

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.19

Tales of grit and glory in Calcutta

Anit Sarkar was about to be booked for wearing a half helmet when he told a traffic constable that he could not wear a crash helmet covering his face as he had undergone surgery for oral cancer.The co...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.09.19

Plea for swift action on doctor tormentors

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to respond to a plea seeking a directive to take immediate and necessary action against people who indulge in violence against medical professionals, inclu...
By PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 05.07.19

Doctors in popular fiction

In 1632, the Amsterdam Guild of Surgeons commissioned Rembrandt to paint The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp. This was a rare honour for a 26-year-old, because the Guild commissioned such paintings...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.19

Doctors frown on bail for NRS accused

Junior doctors on Tuesday asked representatives of the state health department and police why the five men arrested for allegedly attacking two interns at the NRS Medical College and Hospital were gra...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 02.07.19

Doctors must learn to communicate

YESIntegral partCommunication is an integral part of the medical profession, and doctors need to know how to deliver any news in a proper, decent and a sensitive manner, to avoid recurrence of inciden...
By The Telegraph in

Gujarat  /  Published 27.03.20

Dean among 100 quarantined as wife tests positive

Over 100 people, including the dean, doctors and health staff of a medical college and hospital here, have been quarantined after the dean's wife tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Fri...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 23.06.19

UP survey: 7 in 10 doctors face attacks

Seven in 10 resident doctors at government medical colleges in three Uttar Pradesh towns have experienced violence from patients or their relatives or friends, most of whom faced no legal consequences...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 24.03.20

Doctors plead for supplies

Doctors and nurses pleaded for supplies such as masks and ventilators that are critical in their battle to treat a surging number of coronavirus patients, while governments on Tuesday continued to rol...
By AP in

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

Failure to uphold the law is too glaring to miss in Bengal's hospitals

Tumultuous times in the state of West Bengal as protests erupted at the NRS Medical College and Hospital more than a week ago where a truckload of individuals entered the hospital premises triggering ...
By Ananda Sankar Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


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