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Health

Concerns about how the Medical Council of India thinks about medical malpractice

04/07/2017

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[Co-authored with Shubho Roy] 

 
India has approximately 5.2 million medical negligence cases annually. A study for Mumbai showed that medico-legal cases, in courts, against doctors rose from 910 in the period from 1998 and 2006, to 150-200 cases every year. The responsibility to regulate the medical profession ...

Sustainable strategy to eliminate vector-borne diseases

02/03/2017

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[Co-authored with Shubho Roy]

 

In his budget speech of 2017, the Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley announced that the government has prepared an action plan to eliminate two vector-borne diseases by the end of this year (para. 64):

 
"Poverty is usually associated with poor health. It is the poor ...