On 1st July 2020, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Dr.Harsh Vardhan with the Minister of State of Health, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, released the Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Handbook and Prospectus for Fellowship Programme for International Students (FPIS) of the National Board of Examinations (NBE) on a virtual platform.The launch becomes more significant as it was launched on National Doctors Day.
Preeti Sudan, Secretary (Health), Rajesh Bhushan, OSD (Health), Dr. D.K. Sharma, Vice President of NBE, Dr. Shiva Kant Misra, Vice President of NBE, Prof. Pawanindra Lal, Executive Director of NBE was present at the event.
i.The handbook provides the guiding points for the Diplomats of National Board(DNB) to follow the principles of ethical and professional conduct.
ii.The handbook is aimed to provide safety to both the doctor and patients.
iii.He electronically released the FPIS Prospectus for Current year 2020 – 2021 in 11 specialties in over 42 premium institutions for the FPIS
iv.This is the first International Fellowship programme at Post MD/MS level launched for the International students all over the world including the SAARC Nations through Fellowship Entrance Test.
The DNB programmes under NBE are offered in 82 disciplines, subspecialties of modern medicine including DNB Programme in 29 Broad, 30 super specialties fellowship programmes in 23 sub-specialties in over 703 private and government institutions.
About National Board of Examinations:
NBE became an Autonomous Organization under MoHFW in 1982.
President– Abhijat Sheth
Executive Director– Pawanindra Lal
Headquarters– New Delhi
About Ministry of Health & Family Welfare:
Union Minister– Dr. Harsh Vardhan
Minister of State(Health)– Ashwini Kumar Choubey