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Month: September 2020

AIIMS New Delhi : January 2021 Fellowship Exams Rescheduled

In an official notice, AIIMS has announced the delay in uploading of the prospectus and relevant details citing unavoidable circumstances, the date of uploading of Prospectus and Commencement of online registration of AIIMS Fellowship Programme – January 2021 session has been revised as per following details:

NEET 2020 180 Questions & Answers – Free Download

NEET 2020, After so much hue and cry, NEET 2020 finally concluded. Students found the exam relatively easy compared to previous year except for Physics which they found to be relatively hard. States like TN had witnessed much resistance to NEET as the exams were based on CBSE/NCERT syllabus which the students weren’t familiar with. Since NEET was introduced to Tamil Nadu, the proportion of students qualifying for the exam in first attempt, those from rural background and those from disadvantaged section of the society has drastically declined.

Download NEET 2020 Question and Answers

The download is free ( courtesy: GoPrep by TOI )

AIIMS New Delhi : Postponement of PhD Entrance Results

AIIMS, New Delhi : In an official statement , All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India’s premier institute has announced the postponement of declaration of final result of Ph.D. Programme Entrnace Examination for AIIMS New Delhi for July, 2020 Session. The official notice read, “The declaration of the final results of the Ph.D. Programme for AIIMS, New Delhi for July, 2020 Session, is postponed till further notice. The revised dates for declaration of results will be notified on this website soon. Inconvenience is regretted.” No specific reason was provided for the same.

Delhi sees continuous upsurge of COVID 19 cases – Second Wave ?

After premature celebrations and boasting of COVID-19 situation as victory over the pandemic and publicizing it as Delhi Model, indescriminate unlock has led to continuous increase in COVID-19 cases. Daily cases are above the 3,000 mark. With interstate movement continuing, Delhi is also catering to cases from nearby states.  Health care experts had previously criticized the increased reliance on antigen kits and home based care. While antigen based kits had marginally lower detection rate compared to gold standard RT-PCR, home based care carried the increased risk of complications, later arrival at hospital and overall poorer prognosis. In an expensive city like Delhi, only a small percentage of households had the privilege of space and facilities to ensure strict home isolation. The upcoming days will be a real test for Delhi after having handled the first wave reasonably well.

Oxford Astra Zeneca COVID 19 Vaccine Trial Put On Hold

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine was one of the leading candidates in the corona virus vaccine race. Russia emerged victorious in the race and announced Sputnik V early and looked for collaboration from India for mass production. Meanwhile Oxford was under sharp criticism for handing over the vaccine to private player Astra Zeneca. In a setback to the trial, one individual experienced serious adverse effect, the reason for which was not known. Some news articles even speculated that the reason could be even unrelated to vaccine. The scientific community was full of praise for Oxford – Astra Zeneca and other partners for their transparency and due diligence in conducting the trials.

JIPMER : Doctor assaulted inside COVID ICU

The JIPMER Resident Doctors Association is highly infuriated by the incident of assault happened to the Junior Resident Dr.Adethan Gunasekaran in department of anesthesiology posted in ICU 3 on the third shift on the 31st of August at around 11:30 pm -12 am. He had just requested a member of the COVID ICU nursing staff Mr.Senthil to assist with prompt re-intubation of a critically ill COVID patient whom the nursing staff ignored for a long time even when called for repeatedly. He became verbally abusive and aggressive when the resident started requesting sternly quoting the life of the patient. The nursing staff further had slapped the resident on his face in the middle of the ICU leading to the slipping of the resident’s PPEs (goggles) and possible exposure of the resident’s face to the outer gloves donned by the nursing staff. Yet the resident never failed to deliver his patient care promptly despite breached PPE, prioritizing the patient’s life more than his safety & dignity. According to national policy on occupational safety, health and environment at workplace laid down based on the directive principles of state policy, it is mandatory to protect the right of an employee to work in a safe and healthy environment compromising which ends up in violation of the constitution. This incident is a huge threat to the resident doctors community who sacrifice and devote everything for the betterment of patient in act of good faith, ignoring their own health and family ahead of covid-19 crisis and make prompt care given to the patient, on behalf of the institution, departments and of the faculty. We urge the administration to immediately suspend the offending nursing staff Mr.Senthil on grounds of Having abused in obscene unpalatable unparliamentary words insulting the resident doctor. Having used criminal force to assault a resident doctor on duty preventing him from executing a life-saving procedure promptly to a patient.
Malignant conduct likely to spread of infection of disease dangerous to life of the resident doctor. We insist that the circular is to be released within 24 hours regarding the suspension of the nursing staff against such an outrageous act breaching the safety and compromising the dignity of the resident doctor assaulted failing which the resident doctors may be compelled by unsafe environment to refrain from services in line of no-action against the offender who neglected his duty and interfered the very patient care.


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