Health Bulletin 09/December/2023

NMC relief for overseas medical students in the Philippines allows students enrolled in BS courses before new regulations to continue their medical education. In Bihar, four doctors and a clerk at a medical institute have been accused of demanding sexual favors from paramedic students in exchange for better grades. Elsewhere, a doctor in Kerala has been suspended by the Indian Medical Association after allegations that his girlfriend died by suicide due to his dowry demands. Additionally, the NCDRC has ordered a hospital and doctors to pay Rs 20 lakh compensation for performing high-risk surgery without an available intensive care unit. For more information, refer to the links provided.

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