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The number 108 could soon become India's version of 911

108 will be India's version of 911
The number 108 could soon become India's version of 911, the number the USA dials for an emergency. After negotiations for almost a year, telecom minister A Raja has indicated in a letter to health minister Anbumani Ramadoss last week that 108 is being finalized as the national toll-free trauma care number.

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IEMSIG Newsletter (April 2008)

Newsletter of the International Emergency Medicine Special Interest Group of ACEM
Sri Lanka
Two leading Sri Lankan teachers have visited Australia to train for the Emergency Life Support International
course. Plans are developing to launch the course in May 2009.

India
Suresh David celebrates news that the Medical Council of India is recognizing EM as a specialty

UK
Gautam Bodiwala advises of the establishment of The College of Emergency Medicine in London.

Africa
Peter Hodkinson calls for contributors with interest and experience in building emergency care capacity in the
developing world.

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Emergency Medicine is Exploding into India

From Editor's Desk - Editorial May 2008

The enquiries made by enthusiastic doctors in India wanting to take up emergency medicine as their career made me think about a very disturbing trend. As Emergency Medicine explodes into India there are two types of interests expressed by organizations and people.

Firstly, EM can make a real difference to the hospital, patients and healthcare of a community in general. EM recognition can lead to lives saved. Its a new specialty which gives opportunity for EM physicians, EM nursing, Emergency medical technicians (paramedics), etc to work and contribute in hospitals and to the society. EM also pays well.

Secondly...CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE

Eric Schmidt at HIMSS

Eric Schmidt at HIMSS
Eric Schmidt (Chairman of Board & Chief Executive Officer of Google) gives a keynote speech describing the Google Health initiative at Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society, Annual Conference at Orlando, on Feb 28 2008. The 50 minute speech has been made available at YouTube.

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Indian docs with foreign PG degrees get green light to practise back home

Indian docs with foreign PG degrees get green light to practise back home
Indian doctors with post-graduate (PG) medical degrees from UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand can now practise in India in any public or private hospital. They can also be a faculty member in any medical college and teach under-graduate students.
Publication:Times of India
Date: March 28, 2008

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Thanks to Dr. Ruchit Aggarwal for the info.