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West Bengal Government sets up Expert Committee ( EC ) to audit deaths suspected to have been caused owing to Dengue ; Health Facilities are required to submit details /documents as required by the EC

June 18, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, West Bengal 0

While informing that an Expert Committee has been set up to conduct audit of deaths suspected to have been caused owing to dengue, the Health...

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Odisha PCB extends the Biomedical Waste Management Rules to occupiers of non-bedded health care facilities

June 15, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, Odisha 0

The State Pollution Control Board, Odisha has issued a notice on 11.06.2019 for all occupiers of non-bedded health care facilities. All the occupiers of non-bedded health care facilities, which...

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CDSCO releases Form for reporting Medical Devices Adverse Event ; designed to be used voluntarily by Manufacturer / Importer / Distributor of Medical Devices, Healthcare Professionals having knowledge of such adverse events

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization has, recently released a Form for reporting Medical Devices Adverse Event (“MDAE”) designed to be used voluntarily by Manufacturer /...

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Directorate of Health Services, Kerala issues guidelines for proper laboratory sample collection, transportation and diagnosis of NIPAH Virus

June 7, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, Kerala 0

In light of the recent events, the Directorate of Health Services, Kerala has issued guidelines for proper laboratory sample collection, transport guidelines and diagnosis of...

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MoEF notifies Bio-Medical Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019; Occupiers can continue using urine bags, effluent bags, abdominal bags and chest drainage bags

May 16, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

In a notification dated 10th May 2019, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has issued the Bio-Medical Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019 (“Amendment...

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Medical Diagnostic Laboratories or Pathological Laboratories now fall within the purview of the Clinical Establishments Act as adopted by the State of Haryana

March 22, 2019 Haryana, Healthcare, OPS 0

This is a quick update to let you know that all clinical establishments relating to diagnosis or treatment of diseases where pathological, bacteriological, genetic, radiological,...

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Medical Diagnostic Laboratories or Pathological Laboratories likely to come within the purview of the Clinical Establishments Act as adopted by the State of Haryana

March 4, 2019 Haryana, Healthcare, OPS 0

The Haryana Government, keeping in view to prescribe minimum standards of facilities and to prescribe for the Registration and Regulation of Clinical Establishment in the...

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Now, only Health Care Facilities (bedded) are required to maintain bio-medical waste register; display monthly records and annual report in it’s website

February 26, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has issued the Bio-Medical Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2019, effective 19th February 2019. The amendment now limits...

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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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