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New ALL CAPS + Generic Name in prescription not enforceable, advisory only: MCI

Medical Council of India (MCI) has made it mandatory for all doctors and medical practitioners to prescribe medicines written in CAPITAL letters along with the generic name as numerous drugs in the market vary in price structure and commission to doctors and retailers. The move, though one of the MCI guidelines, which means the doctors cannot be penalised or taken ...

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Doctor’s Prescription in CAPS to Made Mandatory in a Week: Health Ministry

Finally, the health ministry has woken up to an age-old problem of doctors writing in illegible English with an advisory issued on Thursday asking them to write prescriptions in “CAPITAL” letters preferably in a move to make it a norm soon. The necessary gazette notification as per the Medical Council of India Regulations will be issued to mandate the doctors ...

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Upcoming AIIMS to Have Ayush Departments, Says Harsh Vardhan

Every upcoming All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) across the country will have “huge” departments of alternative medicine with a special focus on ayurveda, said Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday. While speaking at the 6th All India Congress on ayurveda, Harsh Vardhan said, “We want to ensure that ayurveda gets proper recognition in modern day science.” He said: ...

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Health Minister Asks Doctors to Advise Patients to Exercise More, Unhappy with MCI

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, has told doctors at the capital’s Safdarjung Hospital to ensure that a patient does not return to the hospital after recovery. “For this the doctor should educate the patient on the lifestyle to adopt so as to avoid falling ill again,” he said addressing his fellow doctors community. About 80 ...

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