February 11, 2020 11:39 pm
The manufacture, import and sale of all medical devices will now need to be certified by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation.
January 30, 2020 4:35 am
The Ministries and their departments try to reach their overall target of expending 75 per cent of the Budget allocation, but several important schemes have failed to do so.
October 15, 2019 3:30 am
The NMC will replace the Medical Council of India (MCI) as the apex regulatory authority of medical education in the country.
October 08, 2019 2:34 am
The survey, conducted between 2016 and 2018, also found that 24 per cent of adolescents were thin for their age, 4-8 per cent of adolescents were overweight or obese, 6 per cent of adolescents were overweight, and 2 per cent had abdominal obesity.
October 04, 2019 12:56 pm
The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill had proposed a single exit exam – the final MBBS exam, which will work as a licentiate examination, a screening test for foreign medical graduates, and an entrance test for admission in postgraduate programmes
September 03, 2019 11:03 am
The provisions of the draft law are stringent — it categorises both mental and physical abuse as violence against doctors, and covers not just hospitals and a radius of 50 metres around them, but also home visits.
August 05, 2019 2:58 am
In 2015, DTAB had deliberated a proposal for mandatory bar coding at various levels of drug packaging to track their movement.
July 31, 2019 7:05 am
A senior official confirmed banning ENDS is part of the Health Ministry’s 100-day agenda, but another said it is holding off on implementing DTAB’s recommendations to clear legal hurdles.
July 22, 2019 4:49 am
There has to be a minimum space requirement for carrying out basic functions of the facility as prescribed in the rules.
July 22, 2019 3:21 am
In May, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tasked all ministers with drawing up five-year vision plans for their ministries after taking office for a second term.
June 22, 2015 5:50 pm
Around 2,000 doctors at 20 hospitals in the national capital on Monday (June 22) launched an indefinite strike.
February 21, 2017 6:28 pm