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Cabinet gives a nod to DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018

The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018 (“Bill”) has been approved by the Cabinet. The Bill makes it mandatory for DNA laboratories to...

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Delhi Govt. invites views for finalizing its Advisory addressing excessive charges/refusal/delay in providing medical treatment to victims of crimes / road accidents etc. by private hospitals

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of NCT of Delhi, has been receiving a numbers of complaints / allegations against excessive charges and the...

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Ministry of Health and Welfare prescribes minimum standards of facilities and services for Medical Diagnostic Laboratories or Pathological Laboratories

July 4, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

In a pathbreaking move to prescribe minimum standards for Medical Diagnostic Laboratories (or Pathological Laboratories), the Ministry of Health and Welfare has notified the Clinical Establishments (Central...

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Government invites stakeholder views on its recently rolled out Consultation Paper on rationalizing Trade Margins in Medical Devices

The National Institution for Transforming India (“NITI”), Government of India has released a Consultation Paper on 8th June, 2018 inviting stakeholder views on rationalizing trade margins...

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Medical Health and Family Welfare Services issues Guidelines for the registration of importers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, dealers of ultrasonography and imaging machines

The Directorate of Medical Health and Family Welfare Services, Jaipur (“Directorate”) has, by a notification dated 20th March, 2018, issued Guidelines for the registration of...

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Hospitals having above 500 beds must supply drinking water in glass bottles instead of plastic by 15th December, 2018

June 29, 2018 Healthcare, Kerala, OPS 0

In a progressive move to regulate use of plastic in sectors where alternate and safe techniques / methods are available, the Kerala State Pollution Control...

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All implantable medical devices, CT scan / MRI equipment’s / X-ray machines / Dialysis machines likely to be included as ‘Drugs’

June 27, 2018 Healthcare, OPS, states 1

In a Public Notice dated 22nd June, 2018, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (“CDSCO”) has invited comments on a proposal to include all implantable medical devices...

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Amendments proposed to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Rules, 2009

Amendments proposed to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Rules, 2009

June 6, 2018 Healthcare, Karnataka, OPS 0

The Government of Karnataka has issued the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Rules, 2018 (“Amendment Rules”), amending the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Rules, 2009 (“Principal...

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CDSCO issues a list of spurious, adulterated, misbranded, or not of standard quality drugs and devices for the month of April, 2018

CDSCO issues a list of spurious, adulterated, misbranded, or not of standard quality drugs and devices for the month of April, 2018

June 6, 2018 Healthcare, OPS, states 0

In the Safety Alert section of its official website, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (“CDSCO”) has published a list of drugs, medical devices and cosmetics that...

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CDSCO takes steps to prevent illegal manufacturing, sale and distribution of Oxytocin

CDSCO takes steps to prevent illegal manufacturing, sale and distribution of Oxytocin

An Office Memorandum dated 21st May, 2018, has been issued by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (“CDSCO”) on special operations to prevent and detect illegal...

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