In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk on the exploitation of the medical interns. He discusses that the medical interns are not treated uniformly across the country. The stipend given to them is very less in spite of working day and night. Dr. Aggarwal urges that medical interns should be provided snacks, sleeping space, availability of electronic library and their stipend should not be less than Re. 30,000. He also suggests all medical colleges, hospitals and Medical Council of India and Ministry of Health to make the necessary arrangements and increase their stipend.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus