Month: June 2014

British Medical Journal Finds Indian Healthcare Corruption Double Than Rest Of The World, Highlights PBT’s Efforts To Include Non-doctors In Regulatory Bodies

The level of healthcare corruption in India is double to that of the rest of the world – this shocking finding was revealed in the top international medical journal, British Medical Journal (BMJ). In an editorial published in the latest issue of BMJ, it is claimed that wide-spread corruption among doctors and healthcare workers has …

New Health Minister Finds MCI As A “Source of Corruption”, Vouches To Cleanse MCI

Newly elected central health minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, has called the Medical Council of India (MCI) as a “source of corruption” and promised that the BJP government will act promptly to cleanse MCI, highest body empowered to regulate medical education and take action against negligent and unethical doctors, in an interview published in Indian Express …

Healthcare Corruption In India In the Eyes Of A Foreign Doctor: Will The New Health Minister Listen?

British Medical Journal (BMJ), world-renowned medical journal published from UK, published a revealing experience of Dr. David Berger, an Australian doctor in Emergency medicine who volunteered to work in an Indian hospital recently, underscoring the harmful effects of the wide-spread corruption in Indian healthcare system.  Dr. Berger has found evidence of bribery and commission everywhere …

Major Victory For PBT’s Relentless Fight Against “Medical Negligence” And Healthcare Corruption: MCI Cancels License Of Top Surgeon For A Period Of Five Years For Unethical Practice And Negligent Treatment Causing Death Of A Housewife In Lucknow

PBT’s relentless effort to bring justice for all victims of “medical negligence” received a major boost today as Mr. Sudhir Kumar Srivastava, an ardent supporter and PBT life-member, was informed by Medical Council of India (MCI) that they have directed to cancel medical registration of Dr. Vipul Shah, a general surgeon in Lucknow, for a …