Expenditure on health must rise significantly: President

Calling India's expenditure on the health sector "woefully meagre", President Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the country needed a holistic healthcare system that is universally accessible, affordable and effective.

Criminal action sought against JIPMER for 'flouting' recruitment rules`

Ruling AINRC legislator Ashok Anand Monday demanded that criminal action be taken against officials of centrally sponsored JIPMER for allegedly flouting norms over recruitment of employees to various posts.

JIPMER to set up Centre of excellence to treat lung diseases

JIPMER,an autonomous institution in the Central sector here, Tuesday said it plans to soon set up a Centre of Excellence to deal with lung diseases prevalent among all sections of society, including young children.

JIPMER to conduct entrance test for MBBS course on June 02

The centrally sponsored Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research here has scheduled to hold on June 2 the entrance test for admission to first MBBS course in the institute during 2013-2014 session.

66,000 candidates for 141 seats in first MBBS in JIPMER

Around 66,000 candidates are striving for admission to first MBBS course (2013-2014) in the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research.

AIADMK demo against levy of user fees in JIPMER

AIADMK Tuesday staged a demonstration outside JIPMER hospital here, demanding withdrawal of user fees from patients by the hospital and restoration of free medical services.

JIPMER to introduce a redesigned curriculum

The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) has evolved steps to redesign the medical education curriculum both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level of studies.