Harsh Vardhan Releases Handbook For FPIS of NBE
Harsh Vardhan Releases Handbook For FPIS of NBE

Harsh Vardhan Releases Handbook For FPIS of NBE

  • Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday released the Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook and Prospectus for Fellowship Programme for International Students (FPIS) of National Board of Examinations (NBE), here along with Mos Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey.
  • Releasing the e-books on the web platform, Dr Harsh Vardhan exhorted the medical community to pledge to follow ethical behaviour in their profession.
  • He said “Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook is an attempt to provide guiding points to all Diplomates of National Board (DNB) residents to follow the principles of ethical and professional conduct expected from a medical professional. The exercise is aimed at the safety of doctors and patients alike.” He emphasised the importance of understanding their roles and responsibilities as a ‘Good Clinical Practitioner’ during the formative years of DNB resident training life, an official release here said.
  • Dr Vardhan also electronically released Fellowship Programme for International Students (FPIS) – Prospectus for Current year 2020 – 2021 in 11 specialties spread over 42 premium institutions. Applauding this innovative effort, he said this was the first time that International Fellowship Programme was being launched for International Students from all countries including SAARC Nations, at Post MD/MS level through common Fellowship Entrance Test, and “it would go a long way in enhancing the prestige of the country in the international medical sphere”
  • On the course structure, he said NBE’s flagship DNB Programmes were offered in 82 disciplines and subspecialties of modern medicine which includes DNB Programme in 29 Broad, 30 super specialties & fellowship programme in 23 sub-specialties across 703 private and government institutions. “NBE is encouraging Govt/PSU/Municipal/Private sector hospitals across the country to start the DNB programme to bridge the specialist gap in the country by increasing the number of Post Graduate seats using existing infrastructure and clinical resources.”

About Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is an Indian government ministry charged with health policy in India. It is also responsible for all government programs relating to family planning in India. The Minister of Health and Family Welfare holds cabinet rank as a member of the Council of Ministers.

  • Founded – 1976
  • Headquarters – New Delhi
  • Union Minister– Dr. Harsh Vardhan
  • Minister of State(Health)– Ashwini Kumar Choubey

About National Board of Examinations-

National Board of Examinations is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, and established in 1975 at New Delhi as a Society under Delhi Society registration act, to standardizing postgraduate medical education and examination in India.

  • Founded – 1975
  • Headquarters – New Delhi
  • President– Abhijat Sheth
  • Executive Director– Pawanindra Lal

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