When the floods wreaked havoc in Kashmir and plunged most parts of the Valley into darkness, few doctors at a lone maternity care hospital here, lent a ray of light to people's lives by performing birth surgeries under candlelight.
As she lay bleeding to death in Valente Inziku`s arms in a Ugandan government hospital in October 2010, Jennifer Anguko, pregnant with the couple`s fourth child, wished her husband well as a single parent.
RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav has launched a drive against doctors accusing them of charging "exorbitant" fees forcing the Indian Medical Association to condemn his "extra constitutional" action.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday showered sops on doctors raising the retirement age of faculty members of government medical colleges to 65 years and bringing pay scales of KGMU teachers here on par with SGPGIMS.
Asking them to "think out of the box" to address nation's health issues, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday made an appeal to all specialised doctors to spend at least a short duration of time in rendering services to patients in villages and hilly areas of the country.
The Primus Hospital here, that employs the four Indian doctors in Nigeria wanting to return home due to an alleged Ebola scare, Thursday accused them of creating `unnecessary scare` and `cheating` their profession.
An Indian private hospital with a branch in Nigeria has issued an advisory to all its doctors working there to continue offering medical services after some of them abandoned their duty in the wake of Ebola outbreak.
The Indian High Commission in Nigeria is in touch with the four Indian doctors, who claim they are being forced to treat Ebola patients against their will, and their hospital so that both sides arrive at an amicable solution.
To overcome the acute shortage of doctors in Chhattisgarh`s insurgency-hit regions, the state government is working on a "special package" to offer certain facilities, besides lucrative salary, to the specialists for their posting in such areas.
A website will be launched Aug 16 to bridge language barriers in West Bengal that often impede doctors` efforts from simplifying medical terminology and explaining diagnosis to patients in their native language.