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Doctors in India

India facing shortage of 600,000 doctors, 2 million nurses: Study

India has shortage of an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses, say scientists who found that lack of staff who are properly trained in administering antibiotics is preventing patients from accessing live-saving drugs.

Apr 14, 2019, 23:19 PM IST

Doctors in India see patients for barely two minutes, says study

This figure does not represent the entire spectrum of medical professionals offering consultations to patients, commented Dr Aashish Chaudhry, Managing Director and Orthopedic Surgeon, Aakash Healthcare.

Nov 09, 2017, 13:52 PM IST

57% of allopathic doctors in India have no medical qualifications: WHO

The WHO report also revealed that in rural India, only 18% of the allopathic doctors had a medical qualification.

Jul 19, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

Doctors to face action for failure to respond in emergencies: Govt

Failure to respond on the part of doctors in emergencies like road accidents is to be treated as "professional misconduct" and will invite disciplinary action under Union Health Ministry guidelines, Lok Sabha was on Friday told.

Feb 26, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

North India has maximum doctors in India: IMS Health

North India has the highest number of doctors in the country while the eastern region has the least, highlighting disparity in access to healthcare, according to a survey by market research firm IMS Health.

Jul 31, 2013, 15:23 PM IST