Doctors leaders and organisations need to do more about violence

Recent incidents of extreme mob violence targeting hospital doctors in India are horrifying [Ref 1]. Doctors have felt compelled to go on strike demanding better protection from irate relatives. The incidents of violence and the response of doctors’ organisations must both be seen in the social and political context of contemporary developments in India. Doctors… Continue reading Doctors leaders and organisations need to do more about violence

Black Money

On Nov 8th Prime Minister Narendra Modi dropped a bombshell on the people of India. High value currency notes of INR 500 and 1000 would cease to be legal tender with effect from midnight. The aim was two fold to flush out black money – money earned through illegal activities or money obtained through bribery… Continue reading Black Money