3892Re: MCI recognition, a must?
- Nov 22, 2011For those interested in understanding what is it to be a public health professional read the report mentioned in a new thread of this forumThe report comes from WHO India APW submitted by KK Datta 2009
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "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 email@example.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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