Brookings India recently published a research paper on the Medical Council of India (MCI) bill to be put in parliament soon. A good read for UPSC.
The National Medical Commission Bill would create a National Medical Commission (NMC) to replace the currently existing and allegedly corrupt Medical Council of India.
Background of MCI –
Objectives of MCI –
The Medical Council’s main objectives are –
After looking at various other countries and their accreditation systems, five changes can be recommended –
These changes can lead to significant improvements in the accreditation system of medical education in India. This is critical for the overall quality of healthcare services available in the country in the long run.
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