The committee includes medical superintendents of AIIMS, RML Hospital, representatives of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Medical Council of India, Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association (FORDA), Indian Medical Association (IMA), etc.
The decision comes almost five months after The Indian Express published the Implant Files, a series of investigative reports on the unregulated medical device industry in India where devices are advertised, sold, and surgically implanted under regulatory systems riddled with holes.
The Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee emphasised that the ministry must focus on increasing the credibility of AYUSH systems by promoting scientific research and upholding strict quality control of AYUSH drugs.
The legality of homosexuality may still be an open question for the judiciary and the Government is yet to change the law but resource material prepared by the Health Ministry for adolescent peer educators has taken a step in the sensitive direction. It tells young people that it is all right to “feel attraction” for […]