Ebola outbreak: Four Indian doctors get back their passports

All the four Indian doctors in a hospital in Nigerian capital Abuja, who have been forced to stay on in the Ebola-hit country against their wishes, were given back their passports following intervention by the Indian High Commission in that country.

Indian doctors, govt launch portal to share healthcare expertise

Indian-origin doctors across the globe have joined hands with the Indian government to launch a web portal for sharing expertise, skills, knowledge and resources with those in need of such services in India.

India asks Abuja hospital to return Indian doctors` passports

India has asked the Nigerian branch of an Indian hospital to return the passport of four Indian doctors who claim to have been forced to stay on in the Ebola-hit country against their wishes.

Four Indian doctors want to return home from Ebola-hit Nigeria

Four Indian doctors, who claim they are being forced to treat Ebola patients against their will in Nigeria, want to return home and appealed to the Indian government to facilitate this.
The Abuja-based Indian private hospital Primus where they are working, meanwhile, appealed to them not to abandon their duties.

US lawmaker seeks improvement in visa approval for Indian docs

An influential US lawmaker today asked the State Department to improve the visa approval process for doctors from India and Pakistan.

UK to recruit Indian doctors through Skype interviews

The UK is mulling recruiting around 50 doctors from India to tackle a staffing crisis, days after a court ruled against Indian-origin doctors, who alleged bias in Britain`s medical examination system.

Indian doctors seek meeting with David Cameron over unfair assessment

Indian-origin doctors in Britain are planning to meet Prime Minister David Cameron and seek his intervention over the "unfair" assessment of their medical skills.

Indian doctors successfully cure `rare` cancer

The oncology team of Artemis hospital has successfully cured a patient suffering from a rare type of cancer called Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Trachea.

Indian docs at UN bases in S Sudan provide critical healthcare

Indian doctors stationed at UN mission bases in South Sudan are providing critical healthcare services, including helping deliver babies, amid continued conflict and violence that has plagued the world`s youngest nation in recent months.

UN mission applauds Indian doctors helping civilians in South Sudan

The UN mission in South Sudan has voiced appreciation for the critical work done at military field hospitals in the troubled nation by Indian doctors who have treated hundreds of patients during the fighting between the government and rebel forces.

British court backs Indian doctors` exam bias fight

A group representing Indian-origin doctors in Britain has won a minor victory in its legal battle against suspected racial bias within the country`s medical examination system.

Indian doctors give new life to African patient

Afflicted with a rare cancer that affected a large part of his face, leaving intact only the eyes and a 10 per cent survival chance, a 22-year-old from Congo has now received a new lease of life from a city-based hospital, which reconstructed his facial structure.

Indian docs could be exempted from part of exam in UK

UK`s Royal College of Surgeons is planning to exempt Indian doctors from appearing for a part of MRCS exam if they posses a MS and DNB degree.

I trust Indian doctors: Amitabh Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who underwent a surgery for an abdominal problem a few months back in a Mumbai hospital, says he never chose to go abroad for his treatment as he trusts Indian doctors.

UK: Rise in complaints against Indian doctors

There has been a rise in complaints by patients against doctors during 2011, including a rise of nearly 19 per cent in complaints against Indian docs.

Major drop in Indian doctors coming to UK

A large number of Indian doctors have trained and worked in the UK over the decades, but latest figures show that their numbers have dropped sharply.

CBI files chargesheet against docs of eye hospital

A chargesheet has been filed by
CBI against doctors of a private eye hospital for allegedly
using contaminated eye drops after free cataract surgeries in
2008, resulting in 66 patients losing vision.

`Indian docs serving under difficult conditions in Kabul`

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the death of medical personnel in the Kabul blast defined the risks Indian medical teams have to face while
serving in Afghanistan.