The resident doctors had launched a signature campaign to boycott the convocation. Jagat Ram, director, PGIMER also issued letter to the Association of Resident Doctors in which he regretted the inconvenience caused to the recipients of degrees and their families.
Six months after an expert committee recommended that Johnson & Johnson give Rs 20 lakh as compensation to each patient affected by “faulty” hip implants sold by its subsidiary, the Union Health Ministry is yet to take a call on the matter.
As part of the Mission Parivar Vikas programme, the focus is on creating awareness about the expanding choices of family planning and on ensuring that the services are easily accessible by the people, JP Nadda stated.
The document gathers its data from the Directorate of health and family welfare of all the States and Union Territories, Central Government Organisations, National Health Programmes and other concerned national, international agencies.
Before the price cut, the spokesperson said, the company sold about 30-35 lakh units of the drug on average every month. But as the shortage continues, doctors said parents have been forced to break the adult dosage ampule of 40 mg to give the 2mg dose for babies.