Month: December 2015

PBT Celebrates 14th Anniversary, Slams Political Parties To Condone Healthcare Corruption

In a large gathering of victims of medical negligence and ordinary people from all spectrum of life, PBT celebrated its 14th Anniversay yesterday (Dec. 30) at Rotary Sadan in Kolkata (see news below). PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha, called on all honest doctors to step forward and take away the regulatory authority from the hands …

PBT to Open New Head Office In Kolkata, Urges All Victims and Conscientious Citizens To Join For Fighting “Medical Negligence” and Healthcare Corruption

On our 14th anniversary on 30th December to be celebrated at the Rotary Sadan in Kolkata, PBT is also going to open a permanent and new head office in Kolkata. The new address for PBT is: People for Better Treatment (PBT) 79, Lenin Sarani Commercial Point (Ground Floor) Room No. G/4D1 Kolkata 700013 To celebrate …

Ketan Desai Celebrates Wedding of Arun Jaitley’s Daughter Along With Other BJP Leaders and Bollywood Stars

Although many eyebrows were raised but there was no hide and sick when disgraced ex-MCI president, Dr. Ketan Desai, appeared at the gala celebration of the marriage of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s daughter last week (see news below). Of course, the marriage party was also attended by other BJP leaders and top Bollywood stars. Last …

PBT Fights Against “Quacks”: Criminal Case Lodged Against Fake Doctor

While numerous patients are falling victims to medical negligence at the hands of qualified medical practitioners everyday, countless other patients are paying a heavy toll at the hands of unregistered and untrained “quacks” across India. Quackery is a menace especially for the poor and uninformed patients in the rural areas. There is absolutely no accountability …

RTI Response From MCI Exposes Indian Medical Association’s (IMA) Blatant Lies To Protect Dr. Ketan Desai

IMA and its top leaders have been pushing to promote corrupt ex-MCI chief, Dr. Ketan Desai,in the recent years. While Dr. Desai is still waiting for criminal trial for his alleged bribery and corruption back in 2010 (when he was caught red-handed for taking bribe from a private medical college), IMA leaders recently made a …

Doctors and Hospitals Demand “Cap” On Compensation For Medical Negligence: PBT Demands “Accountability” On Doctors and “Cap” On Doctor Fees and Hospital Charges

In an open debate before a public forum aired in NDTV today (Dec. 6), top leader of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and several private hospital as well as diagnostic center owners argued that government must impose a “cap” or limit on the maximum amount of compensation that the negligent doctor/hospital may have to pay …