Category: Regulations and Policies

August 7, 2021 0

Medics oppose AYUSH internship for MBBS

By FM

The mandatory internship for MBBS students proposed by National Medical Commission (NMC) in AYUSH streams has drawn sharp reactions from allopathic practitioners and students of modern medicine.

April 10, 2021 0

Indian Medical Service on its way?

By FM

The long-pending demand for Indian Medical Services (IMS) along the lines of all India civil services such as IAS and IPS has received a major boost with a parliamentary committee recently recommending the formation of the same.

November 9, 2020 0

Digital Health Mission in the crosshairs

By FM

Even as National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) envisions a unique personal health ID for every Indian citizen, digitized health records and a national registry of doctors and health facilities, Indian Medical Association (IMA) has expressed strong reservations over National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) published recently.

February 7, 2020 0

Kerala brings community-centric palliative care 

By FM

Aimed at ensuring access to effective and good quality palliative care services for every person in the state, the Kerala government recently introduced revised pain and palliative care policy with a focus on home-based care.

July 5, 2019 0

DOCS DEFY GENERIC RX RULES

By FM

Even as Travancore-Cochin Medical Council (TCMC), the Kerala state medical council, has once again issued a circular asking the medical professionals in the state to prescribe medicines in generic names