Posts In: Healthcare

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare proposes Bill to address the issues of Violence faced by Healthcare Service Personnel and Clinical Establishments and invites comments and suggestions by 1st October, 2019

September 12, 2019 Healthcare, OPS, states 0

Under a Notice dated 2nd September, 2019, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“Ministry”) has prepared a legislation titled as “The Healthcare Service Personnel and...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare notifies provisions of National Medical Commission Act, 2019

September 6, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, through a notification dated 2nd September, 2019 has notified a few provisions of National Medical Commission Act, 2019 (“Act”), effective 2nd September, 2019....

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Odisha SPCB directs Occupiers of Health Care Facilities to ensure establishment of Bar-Code System by end of September, 2019

September 3, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, Odisha 0

The State Pollution Control Board of Odisha, through a Public Notice dated 31st August, 2019, directs occupiers of Health Care Facilities (“HCFs”) and Common Biomedical Waste...

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CDSCO issues advisory on labelling requirements for Combi Kit of Misoprostol and Mifepristone tablets for Medical Termination of Pregnancy

August 23, 2019 Healthcare, OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (“CDSCO”) has, in a letter dated 9th August, 2019, instructed that the Combi kit of Misoprostol and Mifepristone tablets...

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National Medical Commission Act, 2019 receives the President’s assent

August 19, 2019 Healthcare, OPS, states 0

The National Medical Commission Act, 2019 has received the assent of the President on 8th August 2019, however, the Act will come into force on such...

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Lok Sabha passes the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 on 5th August 2019

August 7, 2019 Healthcare, OPS, states 0

This is a quick update to let you know that the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 has been passed by the Lok Sabha on 5th August 2019. For details, please...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare proposes categorization and classification of Clinical Establishments; invites comments and suggestions within 1st September 2019.

July 26, 2019 Healthcare, OPS, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“Ministry”) has through a Notice dated 17th July 2019 issued a Draft of the Categories of Clinical Establishments for the Clinical...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare introduces The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019, emphasis on registration of surrogacy clinics

July 26, 2019 Healthcare, OPS, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“Ministry”) has introduced the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 in the Lok Sabha on 15th July 2019. Background: The Bill was...

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Kerala Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2018 gains effect in respect of Naturopathy, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Sidha and Unani systems of medicine w.e.f. 15th June, 2019

June 21, 2019 Healthcare, Kerala, OPS 0

We had earlier reported that the Kerala Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2018 which was published in the Kerala Gazette on 22nd February, 2018 had mentioned that the Act will...

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BIS rolls out new IS standard for Medical Devices; Implementing new IS standards are expected to make Organizations more compliant with the essential principles of Safety and Performance / Quality Management System requirements

The Bureau of Indian Standards (“BIS”) has published a new standard IS 23485 Medical Devices – Quality Management System requirements and Essential Principles of safety &...

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