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India to Specialize Doctors to Treat Infectious Diseases

With the outbreak of infectious diseases like dengue and chikungunya claiming many lives and affecting thousands across the country in 2006,// the government is planning to train doctors to specialize in such diseases.

The National Board of Examinations (NBE), an autonomous body under the health ministry, is planning to start fellowship courses in infectious diseases.

"There is a growing realisation of the need to have more specialists for handling different infectious diseases in the wake of the recent epidemics of dengue and chikungunya," said A. Rajasekaran, president of the National Board of Examination.

"We have in principle agreed to a proposal brought to us by a team of Indian American doctors and a few infectious diseases experts in India to start a post-doctoral fellowship for higher specialisation," Rajasekaran told IANS.

The work for commencing the fellowships - including hospital infection and HIV - will start soon after the institutions are identified. The fellowships will then be offered to the doctors who have completed their post-graduation.

India currently has very few overseas-trained doctors with specialization in handling infectious diseases.

"The programme will be introduced along with several other post-doctoral courses for intensive care in oncology, cardiac, paediatrics and spine among others. The NBE is also planning to focus more on the need for better awareness about infectious diseases among young doctors," Rajasekaran said.

The course is expected to create a better understanding of infectious diseases for medical students.

During a seminar with a team of Indian American doctors coordinated by Dr. Navin C. Shah of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilisation Review Physicians, it was stressed that infectious disease is one area that needs better handling.

Medical experts have warned that lack of more specialists may soon
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