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Ukraine medical education more friendly: Dr SR Narahari, Dr Prasanna Kodimoole

While the country is trying to take a grip on the fallout of the turn of developments in Ukraine following the Russian military attack, the debate over Indian students making a beeline to that country keeps going unabated. If lack of enough seats in the general category is attributed as the main cause for the native students craving to reach Ukraine and other such countries, there is also an opinion that the courses elsewhere are damn cheap. Ukraine medical education is far cheaper than in India: Today we have Dr SR Narahari MD; DVD, head of the Institute of Applied Dermatology (IAD) in Kasargod, Kerala and his dermatologist wife Dr Prasanna sharing their viewpoints on the present predicament concerning the medical education aspirants of the country. They feel that medical education in Ukraine is far cheaper than in India. They have also dwelt with many other factors revolving around the present crisis. Here, we go for their comments: Selection based on the aptitude to learn: Dr SR N

Ukraine and other foreign MBBS graduates fail in FMGE

The Ukraine crisis has paved way for a variety of issues related to the Medical profession, including the admission system, Private Medical colleges owned by politicians of all parties minting money, state and central governments becoming puppets by the capitation mafia and the foreign Medical graduates failing miserably in the Foreign Medical Graduates Examination(FMGE) etc. image source: 16.01 lakh candidates for 90,000 seats! Apart from the craving like mental conditions of many a parent wanting their wards to become doctors, the prevailing situation is also posing a real big challenge for serious contenders as well. According to recent statistics disclosed by a senior neurosurgeon with more than three decades of experience wishing to remain anonymous, "the number of students wishing to become doctors exceeds the number of seats available in India. For instance, as per the data provided by the Medical Council of India(MCI) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,

Ukraine fallout: Merit issue for admissions to Medicine courses once again in the forefront

The tragic death of Naveen Shekarappa Gyangoudar on the outskirts of Kharkiv in Ukraine, apart from sending shock waves to the family members and across the state has given rise to several questions. Among them, the crucial query that perhaps will continue to be debated is the current trend of Indian students aspiring to become Medical graduates abroad. Every parent wants their ward to become a Doctor: Dr Chandrasekhar V. Shettar has been working as Asst. Professor at USM KLE’s International Medical Programme at Belagavi for the past seven years. He asserts: “Once the Death of Naveen happened due to Russian shelling in Kharkiv, people are talking about why students of India go to countries like Russia, Georgia, Central America and many other countries. The craze for a medical degree in every Indian Parent is leading to a situation wherein everyone wants their child to become a Doctor”. Now Medical profession is an absolute business: “Once upon a time it was really a noble profession

Ukraine crisis: Man’s wicked mentality adds fuel

The tragic accident of Naveen Shekarappa Gyangoudar, a medical student from the state succumbing to the Russian shelling on the outskirts of Kharkiv in Ukraine has given rise to a new discussion on the standards of medical education in the country. At the same time, it has also become an eye-opener on how Man’s wicked mentality can pave way for problems, personal, national and international. image source: 97 per cent and no Medical seat: Perhaps there can be no second opinion on the profound grief the family of Naveen Shekarappa Gyangoudar is undergoing due to the sudden unforeseen tragedy. Shekarappa Gyangoudar, father of the deceased has gone on record that his ward was compelled to go to Ukraine for failing to get a Medical seat even after scoring 97 per cent in the + 2 class. Naveen Shekarappa Gyangoudar Dr Deepak Haldipur, a renowned ENT surgeon with the unique distinction of having performed the highest number of Black fungus surgeries has a different story to tell.