Month: May 2014

PBT Celebrates “Rogi Divas” (Patients’ Day): Seeks Immediate Intervention of Governor On Six Points To Prevent Medical Negligence And To Bring Justice For Victims

In celebration of “Rogi Divas” (Patients’ Day) today (May 28), PBT holds huge public seminar in Kolkata to spread public awareness about patients’ rights and fighting pervasive medical negligence in hospitals and nursing homes across India.  Earlier in the morning, PBT submitted a memorandum with the West Bengal Governor, Mr. M.K. Narayanan, with six-point demands: …

PBT Demands Full Investigation And Exemplary Punishment Of all Police Officers Involved With Fabricated Case Against Innocent PBT Members And Victims of Medical Negligence

PBT today filed an urgent petition with Kolkata Police Commissioner, Mr. Surajit Kar Purkayastha, seeking full investigation of Tuesday’s (May 20) falsified charges and blatant arrest of several PBT members and victims of medical negligence who gathered to peacefully protest against selection of Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee, doctor convicted by Supreme Court for causing death of …

Brutal Police Assault On PBT For Peaceful Demonstration Against Mamata Banerjee’s Selection Of “Bangabibhushan” For Convicted Doctor: HC Issues Notice To Explain Criteria For Honoring Negligent Doctor Found Guilty By SC For Anuradha Saha’s Death

For the first time in PBT’s more than 13-year history of helping victims of “medical negligence” and fighting medical corruption, six innocent and law-abiding citizens were harassed, threatened, apprehended in a police van and detained at the police station for 5-6 hours only for appearing before the venue (Science City in Kolkata) to stage a …

West Bengal Govt. Gives Highest Honor To Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee Despite His Conviction By SC And Suspension Of License For Anuradha Saha’s Death: Case Filed Seeking Injunction On Award Ceremony Tomorrow

In a deliberate and sinister move to demoralize all victims of “medical negligence”, Mamata Banerjee’s government in West Bengal has selected Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee, notorious doctor held guilty by Supreme Court of India (SC) in 2009 for unethical, reckless and negligent therapy causing death of Anuradha Saha, to receive this year’s “Bangabibhushan”, highest award from …

MCI Declares All Decisions Taken by Previous Council Between 2010 and 2013 Void: Sinister Ploy To Revive Suspended Dr. Ketan Desai and Other Negligent/Corrupt Doctors

In an unprecedented move seemingly to revive disgraced ex-MCI president Dr. Ketan Desai and other negligent/unethical doctors who have been punished by the previous Council under “Board of Governors” (BOG), newly formed MCI Ethics Committee (EC) headed by present president, Dr. Jaysreeben Mehta, has decided to declare that all decisions taken by BOG between May, …

PBT Appeals To Health Ministry For Immediate Removal Of Dr. Ketan Desai From Dental Council Of India (DCI)

PBT has filed an urgent memorandum to the central ministry of health urging them to take immediate steps to remove disgraced ex-MCI chief, Dr. Ketan Desai, from the Dental Council of India (DCI).  In his appeal, PBT president Dr. Kunal Saha has written to the secretary of central health ministry that Gujarat University’s recommendation to …

With A Suspended Medical License And Facing Criminal Trial, Dr. Ketan Desai Nominated To Dental Council of India By Gujarat University: Is This The Way Modi Government Plans To Rule India?

In another unbelievable and shameless act of brazen atrocity, Gujarat University (GU), under the ruling of the Modi Government, nominated disgraced ex-Medical Council of India (MCI) president, Dr. Ketan Desai, as their representative member for the Dental Council of India (see news below).  Only a few months ago, GU had nominated Dr. Desai to the …