Posts In: Healthcare

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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Competition Commission of India releases Policy Note with a view to regulate the Pharmaceutical/ Healthcare Sector by pointing out several issues and recommendations

November 23, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has issued a Policy Note namely ‘Making Markets Work for Affordable Healthcare’ which has identified several issues in the pharmaceutical/healthcare...

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National Centre for Disease Control releases Draft Guideline/s for prevention and control of Healthcare Associated Infections in October, 2018

November 20, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

The National Centre for Disease Control has released a Draft copy of the National Guidelines for Infection Prevention and Control in Healthcare Facilities (“Draft Guideline”)...

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Tamil Nadu Health and Family Welfare Department notifies the Tamil Nadu Clinical Establishments (Regulation) Rules, 2018, effective June 4, 2018

October 11, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Tamil Nadu 0

With a view to effectively implement the Tamil Nadu Clinical Establishments (Regulation) Act, 1997, the Health and Family Welfare Department, Tamil Nadu, has, through a...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issues press release concerning circulation of inferior quality Polio Vaccines in the market

October 10, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has in a recent press release dated 3rd October, 2018, expressed concern over certain reports doing rounds that...

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CDSCO releases draft Guidelines to regulate and maintain quality, standards of pharmaceutical products, invites comments by October 16, 2018

October 3, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (“CDSCO”), in a Notice dated September 25, 2018, has published a draft copy of the Guidelines on Good Distribution Practices for...

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Rules to implement provisions of the recently notified Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV) Act kicks in; gains effect 17th September, 2018

October 1, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

We have already reported that the Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017 (“Act”) is effective since 10th September 2018....

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Telangana Labour Department invites comments on the proposed revisions to the Minimum Wages for Clinics / Hospitals / Nursing Homes / Dispensaries by 27th October, 2018

September 20, 2018 Healthcare, LAB, Telangana 0

The Labour, Employment, Training  and Factories Department of the Telangana Government (“Department”) has in a notification dated 27thAugust 2018, invited comments/suggestions on the proposed revisions...

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