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Tuesday January 15, 2013 10:37:58 PM, IANS

New Delhi: Britain's Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) would soon begin exchange programmes with hospitals across India to share knowledge and bring about improvements in the field of surgery, its chief said here Tuesday.

"We want to encourage internationalization of surgery and are at present in talks with public and private hospitals," RCS president Norman Williams told IANS on the sidelines of a visit to Sir Ganga Ram hospital here.

"We are considering having a system whereby English doctors can train in India and Indian doctors can come to the UK for advanced training medicine is a global subject," he added.

As a result, RCS has "opened up" its examination and the Membership of Royal College of Surgeon (MRCS) course would be made easier with the RCS thinking of waiving a part of the exam for doctors holding a Master of Science (MS) or Diplomate of National Board (DNB) degree.

"India would be the first country in the world to benefit," he said.

The MRCS is an entry level course to determine whether a doctor is good enough to complete the core training.

"A large extend of surgeries in India are being done by surgeons in private sector. This academic exchange and teaching programmes will immensely help surgeons from both the countries," said D.S. Rana, chairman, Sir Ganga Ram hospital.





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