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3892Re: MCI recognition, a must?

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  • Aakash Shrivastava
    Nov 22, 2011
      For those interested in understanding what is it to be a public health professional read the report mentioned in a new thread of this forum
      The report comes from WHO India APW submitted by KK Datta 2009 

      --- In iapsm_youthmembers@yahoogroups.com, "Aakash Shrivastava" <dr.aakash.shrivastava@...> wrote:
      > Dear all
      > I was attending a pan-european public health conference today and
      > observed an interesting observation in one of the presentations. The
      > presentation analysed willingness of final year medicos to take up
      > public health specialty as a full time profession.
      > Public health in Europe is fortunately not what public health is in
      > India and its MCI curriculum. I today confirmed on my thought that
      > Indian students are being confused by how the curriculum is designed to
      > teach them clinical things. It not only is detrimental to them, it
      > deprives India of family physicians, hospital administrators and other
      > relevant professionals to handle special tasks.
      > The presentation made a policy note, that the more unambiguous the
      > system is kept, the better is the uptake response. This is something the
      > young teachers on this forum need to understand in Indian context also.
      > Do not train your students to be second class clinicians, train them to
      > be first class public health professionals.
      > --- In iapsm_youthmembers@yahoogroups.com, Ritesh Singh
      > docriteshsingh@ wrote:
      > >
      > > Dear Dr. Omesh,
      > >
      > > My views regarding the association between rabies and PSM:
      > >
      > > Its true that rabies and Community Medicine are very closely related
      > > and even my friends ask me dosage of "Rabipur" whenever they
      > > anticipate or gets bitten by a dog. I feel sad that we are intimately
      > > related to a disease for which there is no treatment, the fatality is
      > > 100%. That is the domain which only belongs to us because no one wants
      > > to take it as fatality is 100%. Any conference/gathering related to
      > > PSM has one sponsor: RABIPUR :)
      > > no offence to anyone....
      > >
      > > Regards.
      > >
      > > Ritesh Singh
      > >
      > > --
      > > Dr. Ritesh Singh MD (AIIMS)
      > > Assistant Professor,
      > > Department of Community Medicine,
      > > College of Medicine and J. N. M. Hospital,
      > > Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal.
      > > Mobile: 9836444242
      > >
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