Month: March 2015

Ketan Desai In MCI Again? PBT Raises Strong Protest, Threatens To Move The Court

It is learned from reliable sources that Medical Council of India (MCI) is all set to reinstate disgraced ex-MCI supremo Dr. Ketan Desai as a regular member of MCI. Dr. Desai is presently free on bail facing serious criminal charges for bribery and corruption. More importantly, Dr. Desai medical registration to practice medicine or be …

Indian Healthcare Corruption Is Now Headlines In International Media: Will Modi Govt. Wake Up Before It’s Too Late?

Major international media groups across Europe and USA have focused in the recent time on the pervasive healthcare corruption in India. Times of India (TOI) today has carried a report entitled, “Healthcare corruption in India hits international headlines” summarizing the stories on Indian medical corruption around the globe (see TOI news below). While top international …

Spread Of HIV Through Tainted Blood Transfusion: PBT Writes To World Bank To Intervene And Compensate Victims

British Medical Journal (BMJ) has reported that according to records obtained from National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), highest government body for regulation of HIV/AIDS, almost 9,000 people have contracted HIV through contaminated blood transfusion over the past five years across India (see BMJ report below). PBT president and noted HIV/AIDS specialist, Dr. Kunal Saha was …

National Public Radio (NPR) In USA Focuses On PBT, Healthcare Corruption And Changing Medical System In India

The highly popular national public radio (NPR) in USA has published a comprehensive story today on PBT and life of its founding-president, Dr. Kunal Saha. The story also underscored a recent article in British Medical Journal (BMJ) highlighting the wide-spread medical corruption and dearth of “whistle-blowers” against the botched healthcare system in India. While the …

Swine Flu Patients Die As Hospitals In West Bengal Refuse Admission: PBT Demands Exemplary Punishment And Compensation For Victims To CM, Mamata Banerjee

The abysmal status of healthcare in the state of West Bengal came to limelight as several deaths including children were reported as a result of private hospitals refusing to admit patients infected with the swine flu virus. The situation in state-run government hospitals under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee, who is holding the posts of …