Dark days for medical profession in India
- Third World Bioethics. Cook, Michael // Australasian Science;Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p50
The article offers the author's insights on the bioethics in India and Australia. The author relates the statement of doctor Subrata Chattopadhyay published in the "Indian Journal of Medical Ethics" claiming that kickback and bribery can affect the delivery of quality care. He mentions that...
- S.F. Man Accused of Practicing Dermatology Without License. SORRABJI, SUNITA // India -- West;2/12/2010, Vol. 35 Issue 12, pA30
The article reports that Tanweer Ahmad Syed, who had been practicing dermatology in San Francisco, California, has been charged for practicing it without license.
- Licence to loot. // India Today;5/1/2010, p15
The article reveals that the president of the Medical Council of India (MCI) Ketan Desai has been arrested by the Indian Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) based on corruption and bribery charges. It describes how Desai used his position to profit from the opportunities presented to him...
- Licence to loot. // India Today;5/10/2010, p15
The article examines the case of Ketan Desai, president of the Medical Council of India (MCI), who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegations of taking bribe for accrediting a medical college based in Punjab, India. The mode of operation of Desai and his...
- Professor Roger Williams:An Apology. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/12/2004, Vol. 328 Issue 7453, p1432
Presents an apology to professor Roger Williams for the content in the article "Institutional Corruption in Medicine," in the November 23, 2002 issue in which it might have been unclear that Williams had not role in corruption.
- Catch the Thief in Your Office. Fisher, Steven E. // AAOS Now;Feb2012, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p29
The article focuses on the basics of theft and embezzlement in the orthopaedic practices in the U.S. It notes that the persons who would potentially steal from the office include not only the staff, but also the physician employees and physician owners. It mentions that theft happens when a...
- Medical PG seats being sold! The Conundrum of Privatized Medical Education. Das, Anindya // Indian Journal of Medical Research;Feb2012, Vol. 135 Issue 2, p225
The article presents a letter commenting on the trend towards privatization of medical education in India. There were several turning points to the privatization of medical education. These include a slow yet consistent change in the economic policies of India during the 1990s, the judgment on a...
- CHI demands tighter checks for rogue GPs. McHugh, Joseph // Public Finance;9/7/2001, p15
Reports that the British Commission for Health Improvement called for the creation of a national register of complaints against medical professionals. Accountability issues within the National Health Service; Structure of the national complaints register.
- Bioethics in China: Although national guidelines are in place, their implementation remains difficult. Hennig, Wolfgang // EMBO Reports;Sep2006, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p850
The article analyzes bioethics in China discussing the difficulties in the implementation of national regulations and guidelines in daily research and clinical practice. The author opines that corruption, scientific misconduct, lack of functional controls are the reasons for the deplorable...