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Health Ministry reviews the preparedness on Seasonal Influenza (H1N1); dated 06-02-19

February 11, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

The Health Ministry reviews the preparedness on Seasonal Influenza (H1N1). Seasonal influenza is a respiratory viral infection with seasonal occurrences every year. In 2019 (till date 03.02.2019),...

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Himachal Pradesh Government rolls out Advisory indicating preventive measures to be taken against Swine Flu / Seasonal Influenza (H1N1) by health care providers

February 11, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, Himachal Pradesh 0

The Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of Himachal Pradesh brings out an Advisory dated 5th February, 2019 listing out the necessary surveillance and preventive measures...

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Health Care Facilities (HCFs) situated anywhere in Tamil Nadu can dispose bio-medical waste within 48 hours in a Common Bio-medical Waste Treatment Facility inside radius of 150 km

January 22, 2019 Healthcare, OPS, Tamil Nadu 0

In an Abstract dated 18th December, 2018, issued by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (“Board”), the Board has stated that Bio-medical Waste generated from the...

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AERB shuts down operation of some Medical Diagnostic X-Ray machines which are non-compliant with radio safety requirements at different districts in Kerala

January 10, 2019 Healthcare, Kerala, OPS, Pharmaceuticals 0

In a recent website update dated 8th January 2019, the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (“AERB”), has informed about the shut-down of operations of some of the...

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Clinical Establishments can now apply for Provisional Registration certificate under Kerala Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2018, starting 1st January, 2019

January 2, 2019 Healthcare, Kerala, OPS 2

The Government of Kerala, in a newsflash floating in a website has stated that, all Clinical Establishments under Modern Medicine (including Dental, Laboratories and Diagnostic and Imaging Centres)...

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National Centre for Disease Control releases Sample Collection and Transport Guidelines for laboratory diagnosis of Nipah Virus Infection

December 29, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The National Centre for Disease Control (“NCDC”) has, through an undated document released “Sample Collection and Transport Guidelines for laboratory diagnosis of Nipah Virus Infection”...

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Ministry of Commerce and Industry sets up National Medical Devices Promotion Council to facilitate and promote development of Medical Devices Industry

December 18, 2018 Healthcare, OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry in a recent press release dated 14th December, 2018 announced the setting up of a National Medical Devices Promotion Council under the...

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MOHFW includes Nebulizer, Digital Thermometer, BP monitoring devices and Glucometer within the purview of “drugs”; provisions gain effect from 1st January, 2020

December 7, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“MOHFW”) has through a notification dated 3rd December, 2018, specified the devices intended for use in human beings for internal...

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Surgical Gowns and Drapes likely to be included as Medical Devices under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, says CDSCO

December 1, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation {“CDSCO”} (Medical Devices and Diagnostics Division) has, in a notice issued on 27th November, 2018 proposed to include surgical gowns...

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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare revises ceiling rates for reimbursement of cost of Cardiac Pacemaker, Aortic Stent Graft etc; effective 8th November, 2018

November 29, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

In a recent Office Memorandum dated 19th November, 2018, issued by the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, it has been stated that the revised ceiling rates for the reimbursement of cost...

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