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#JSANHRCPublicHearing – Medical Rights and Medical Wrongs #healthcare

MEDICAL RIGHTS, AND WRONGS By Lata Mishra, Mumbai Mirror |  The National Human Rights Commission is awarding compensation to patients whose care was botched. Perhaps the most vulnerable class of all, is made up of patients. In that moment of crisis—an accident,… Continue Reading →

How UID will kill Patient rights #Healthcare #Aadhaar

March 11, 2014, Kamayani Bali Mahabal aka Kracktivist             The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) identified health and health related development schemes as a “killer application” for UID in the form of a unique… Continue Reading →

Brinda Karat writes to Health Minister on dilution in Ethics #Healthcare #Medicalethics

   Dear Shri Ghulam Nabi Azadji, This letter is to bring to your attention, for prompt and appropriate action, the ill conceived move by the Medical Council of India to bring an amendment to the Ethics regulation for doctors for… Continue Reading →

#India – A Child of Labour- dangers of surrogacy #Vaw #Sundayreading

 By – Kamayani Bali Mahabal aka Kractivist The fertility industry today is a multi-million dollar, global business. Although many means have been used to try and present assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs), as designed to address the “needs” of people, particularly… Continue Reading →

CIA made doctors torture suspected terrorists after 9/11 #WTFnews #medicalethics

Doctors were asked to torture detainees for intelligence gathering, and unethical practices continue, review concludes An al-Qaida detainee at Guantanamo Bay in 2002: the DoD has taken steps to address concerns over practices at the prison in recent years. Photograph:… Continue Reading →

#India – Misogyny, Rape and Medicine #Vaw #mustread

Close encounters with doctors BY Kalpish Ratna . Open Magazine  (Photo: MARTIN LLADÓ/GETTY IMAGES) What is it we talk about when we talk about rape? Perhaps, now is the time for each of us to ask ourselves this question. A national opera… Continue Reading →

Dr Prakash Amte carried out vasectomies on Maoists in Gadchiroli

Ashutosh Bhardwaj Posted online: Mon Dec 03 2012 Gadchiroli : Magsasay award winner Dr Prakash Amte, son of legendary social activist Baba Amte, has conducted vasectomy surgery on Maoists at his community centre in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district. But he has said that… Continue Reading →

#India- #Abbott suspends giving gifts to doctors #goodnews #medicalethics

        By Frederik Joelving   NEW YORK | Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:03pm EDT   (Reuters Health) – Abbott Laboratories Inc has instructed its sales representatives in India not to give gifts to doctors, who are prohibited by local… Continue Reading →

UK denies right-to-die legal challenge

      MARIA CHENG | August 16, 2012 06:30 PM EST |      LONDON — Britain‘s High Court on Thursday rejected an attempt by a man who has locked-in syndrome to overturn the country’s euthanasia law by refusing to legally allow… Continue Reading →

After Chhattisgarh its Bihar- illegal hysterectomy on 14-yr-olds #VAW # Reproductiverights

  In Bihar, Anirban Guha Roy, Hindustan Times Patna, August 08, 2012 illegal hysterectomy — an operation to remove the uterus. Numerous cases of forced surgeries came to light in Samastipur district following a probe by district magistrate Kundan Kumar…. Continue Reading →

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