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May 30, 1931


JAMA. 1931;96(22):1885-1886. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720480043020

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The India Medical Conference  In a previous letter a meeting of the All-India Medical Conference was reported, at which the maintenance of proper standards in provincial institutions for medical education was discussed. Resolutions were passed regretting the action of the British Medical Council in withdrawing recognition of Indian degrees, though this was due to refusal of the Indian universities to allow inspection of their examinations. Another meeting of the All-India Medical Conference has taken place. The president, Dr. Jivraj Mehta, said that the challenge to Indian universities made by the British Medical Council had unified the universities and the medical profession and had led to the proposed establishment of an All-India Medical Council for the proper control of medical education. Dr. Mehta urged that the proposed council should raise the standard of medical education throughout India. Special efforts were needed to develop graduate instruction, which necessitated special hospitals. The Indian

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