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He Is A Doctor, She A Nurse: How Language Carries Gender Bias Into Algorithms, Perpetuates Status Quo

He Is A Doctor, She A Nurse: How Language Carries Gender Bias Into Algorithms, Perpetuates Status Quo

In a society that is heavily becoming dependent on big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning systems, it is crucial to ensure that this data comes free of any cultural or human bias. Unfortunately, this is hardly ever the case.

07 May 2022
How NMC Can Spoil Govt's Plan To Help Medical Students Affected By Russia-Ukraine War

How NMC Can Spoil Govt's Plan To Help Medical Students Affected By Russia-Ukraine War

The disconnect between foreign minister S Jaishankar's wish to get medical students admitted in universities in Ukraine’s neighbouring countries and the...

09 April 2022

Borrowed Dreams: The Reality Of Medical Education In India Pushes Students To Fly Out

In a country where becoming a doctor is considered a lifetime achievement, the journey to the title is anything but easy for the aspirant.  

Indian Medical Students Abroad With Incomplete Internship Due To Compelling Situations To Get Relief

Indian Medical Students Abroad With Incomplete Internship Due To Compelling Situations To Get Relief

The candidates must have cleared FMGE (screening test), which is mandatory for Indian students with foreign medical qualification to practice medicine in...

25 March 2022

Admissions To Four New Medical Colleges Likely To Start From New Session: Rajasthan Official

Educational buildings, hostels for residents, nurses and interns, teachers’ residences and sports ground are being constructed in the medical colleges, he...

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16 March 2022
SC Permits Tamil Nadu To Allocate 50 Per Cent Super-Speciality Medical Seats To In-Service Candidates

SC Permits Tamil Nadu To Allocate 50 Per Cent Super-Speciality Medical Seats To In-Service Candidates

It then ordered a listing of a batch of petitions for further hearing after Holi's vacation from Thursday.


11 March 2022
Jammu To Get Palliative & Geriatric Care Facilities In Each District

Jammu To Get Palliative & Geriatric Care Facilities In Each District

Faculty from different parts of the country have joined in the training programme to train two doctors and two nurses from each district of Jammu, Lahori...


25 February 2022
MP Govt Already Sent Proposal To Centre To Raise Number Of Seats In Medical Colleges: Minister

MP Govt Already Sent Proposal To Centre To Raise Number Of Seats In Medical Colleges: Minister

"The state government had sent a proposal to the Centre to increase the number of seats in medical colleges and it is regularly sending reminders to it,"...


24 February 2022
CM Khattar: Nearly 2,000 People, Mostly Students From Haryana Are Stuck In Ukraine

CM Khattar: Nearly 2,000 People, Mostly Students From Haryana Are Stuck In Ukraine

The Indian embassy in Ukraine on Thursday asked Indian nationals to maintain calm and remain safe wherever they are.


06 October 2021
Changes In NEET-Super Speciality Exams From Next Year: Centre

Changes In NEET-Super Speciality Exams From Next Year: Centre

The Centre informed the Supreme Court that the changes in the pattern of the NEET-Super Speciality examination will be implemented from next academic year...


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29 July 2021
Govt Announces 27% Reservation For OBCs, 10% Quota For EWS In Medical, Dental Courses

Govt Announces 27% Reservation For OBCs, 10% Quota For EWS In Medical, Dental Courses

The decision is also in sync with the significant reforms carried out in the field of medical education since 2014, the statement underlined.


11 March 2021
What Is End-Stage Kidney Failure?

What Is End-Stage Kidney Failure?

In case of kidney failure, kidneys function below 15 per cent of their normal capacity which means they are unable to meet the body’s needs of excreting...


12 September 2020
Odisha Govt To Provide Free Transport, Accommodation To NEET Aspirants

Odisha Govt To Provide Free Transport, Accommodation To NEET Aspirants

NEET Exam 2020: A total of 37,459 candidates will appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test in Odisha and the state government has made...


28 August 2020
India's Top Medical Colleges In 2020

India's Top Medical Colleges In 2020

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top Medical colleges for 2020 to help students make an informed choice


11 April 2020
Delegating Specialized Clinical Work To ‘Technically Qualified’ Is A Terrible Idea

Delegating Specialized Clinical Work To ‘Technically Qualified’ Is A Terrible Idea

Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman said that we don’t always need a doctor to give anesthesia or read scans. The idea is silly and dangerous.


05 June 2019
SC To Examine IMA Charge Calling Ordinance On Medical Colleges A 'Fraud On Constitution'

SC To Examine IMA Charge Calling Ordinance On Medical Colleges A 'Fraud On Constitution'

The Supreme Court has asked the government to respond to India Medical Association’s allegation that the Ordinance has been promulgated repetitively to...


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30 May 2019
SC Says 10% EWS Quota Can't Be Applied To PG Medical Courses In Maharashtra For 2019-20

SC Says 10% EWS Quota Can't Be Applied To PG Medical Courses In Maharashtra For 2019-20

The court's order came on a plea filed by a student from General Category saying that unless additional seats are created, the ten per cent EWS quota will eat...


30 November 2018
MCI Move To Set Higher Bar For Disabled Candidates Sparks Outrage

MCI Move To Set Higher Bar For Disabled Candidates Sparks Outrage

Despite a strong law in favour of disabled candidates, they have to run from pillar to post and move the courts for securing their rights and gaining entry...


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