Month: September 2017

As Criminal Trial For Bribery And Corruption Delays For More Than 7 Years, Disgraced Ex-MCI President, Dr. Ketan Desai, Lectures For Eradication Of Rabies As President Of World Medical Association (WMA)

Dr. Ketan Desai, then president of MCI, was caught red-handed by CBI in April, 2010 for taking a bribe of multi-crore rupees from a private medical college in Punjab and he spent next almost seven months in jail before being released on bail. Soon thereafter, Desai’s medical license was suspended for indefinite period by the …

Legal Notice Sent To Bengal Government Seeking Rs. 100 Crore For Defamation And Vicarious Liability In Anuradha Saha Wrongful Death Case: Entire Money Will Be Donated For Healthcare Improvement And Public Welfare In India

A Legal Notice was sent yesterday by PBT president Dr. Kunal Saha’s advocate to the West Bengal Government under Section 80 of Code of Civil Procedures (CPC), 1908 with a demand of Rs. 100 Crore for “defamation” and “vicarious liability” as the government failed to take any action after a judge in Calcutta High Court …

Tax Men Raids Top IVF Doctor Selling Hope To Infertile Couples And Finds Stacks Of Unaccounted Money

In another shocking development underscoring corruption and accumulation of black money by the hitherto “untouchable” doctors and medical specialists, Income Tax officers raided RSV Hospital, a premier private nursing home in Kolkata that specialized in in vitro fertilization (IVF) with hope for children to the infertile couples at a hefty price. The hospital owner and …

SC: Hospitals Without ICU Should Not Perform Major Surgeries If There Is Chance For Post-operative Risks

In a judgment that may have major implications for surgeries in smaller hospitals and nursing homes, Supreme Court has opined that hospitals/nursing homes without adequate intensive care unit (ICU) facility should not undertake surgical procedures in which there is reasonable chance for serious post-operative complications putting the life of the patient in danger. The Apex …

Doctor Convicted For Anuradha Saha’s Death Is A Member Of Bengal “Health Commission” To Judge Cases Of Medical Negligence: Calcutta HC Grants Live Videoconferencing To Allow Dr. Kunal Saha To Argue “In Person” From USA

Calcutta High Court division bench of acting chief justice Nishita Mhatre and Tapobrata Chakrabarty yesterday allowed application filed by PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha, granting him permission to argue in person in the PIL filed by Dr. Saha challenging inclusion of disgraced Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee in the newly formed Health Commission (framed under Clinical Establishment …