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Can we replicate ‘Green Corridors’ like Chennai in other cities , to save lives ? #healthcare

In Chennai traffic, a ‘Green Corridor’ for a human heart saves patient’s life Delays due to inefficiencies on the part of the administration or bureaucracy have become such common news that incidents of their smooth working are more surprising than the former.Representational… Continue Reading →

India must enforce strict rules on clinical trials #healthcare

Putting patients first NALINAKANTHI V This year, on International Clinical Trials day, India has a reason to feel satisfied with the progress made in regulating the use of humans to test drugs. In August last year, the Supreme Court had batted for… Continue Reading →

Press Release – Jan Swasthya Abhiyan demands inclusion of Patient Rights

  Jan Swsathya responds to the   National Council for Clinical Establishments  , which has uploaded draft standards for Clinical and is now collecting suggestions from people. Below is s response to the call for comments and suggestions on the minimum… Continue Reading →

Appeal to Protect Patient Rights in Private Hosiptals- English and Marathi

March 5, 2014 The Health activists in Maharashtra  have appealed the  Drafting Committee Members of the Clinical Establishemt Act Bill-2014 to   patients interests in private hospitals, will promote rational ethical practice, and would ensure access to affordable health care for people… Continue Reading →

#India: Improve Access to Strong Pain Medicines #healthcare #patientrights

New Cancer Pain Research Underscores Urgency to Reform Drug Act December 4, 2013 (New Delhi) – India [2]’s parliament should approve changes to the country’s drug law to improve availability of strong pain medicines, Human Rights Watch and Pallium India said today…. Continue Reading →

#India is committing selective genocide in healthcare #mustread

FOR THE RECORD The recent release of the documentary Fire in the Blood has revived the debate on whether patents block access to life-saving medicines. Dr Yusuf K Hamied, chairperson of Cipla and the ‘star’ of the film, made international… Continue Reading →

Have #India’s poor become human guinea pigs? #clinicaltrials

By Sue Lloyd-RobertsBBC Newsnight Narayan Survaiya’s mother Tizuja Bai died several weeks after being given new drugs Drug companies are facing mounting pressure to investigate reports that new medicines are being tested on some of the poorest people in India… 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 →

Anybody ill here and seen a doctor yet?

  KRISHNA D. RAO,  The Hindu   The Hindu GLOOMY PROGNOSIS: For the hardship that rural doctors have to endure, government service offers relatively little in terms of quality of life. Photo: Singam Venkataramana Addressing the scarcity of medical practitioners… Continue Reading →

German doctors free to take cash from drug firms #Badnews

The Lancet, Volume 380, Issue 9841, Page 551, 11 August 2012   Rob Hyde A recent ruling by Germany‘s Supreme Court has caused a public storm over the ethical conduct of doctors and drug companies in the country. Rob Hyde… Continue Reading →

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