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NPPA Caps Trade Margin For Six Essential Medical Devices

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From 709% TO 70% - NPPA Caps the trade margin for oxygen concentrator, pulse oximeter, blood pressure monitoring machine, nebulizer, digital thermometer and glucometer with an aim to make these...

Medico-Legal Case Study: Vaccination

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Background Debate on whether vaccination should be made compulsory through law is vexed and centres on the rights of the community versus those of the individual – in particular, their right...

Bridging The Gender Gap In Healthcare: The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act,...

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India has been struggling with gender inequality for a long time. In the Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Index 2020, India ranks 112th[1]. This inequality infiltrates all aspects of human li...

Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substance

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The term narcotic within the legal sense is kind of different from that utilized within the medical context which denotes a sleep-inducing agent. Legally, a narcotic drug can be an opiate (a tr...

Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021

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The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 alters the MTPA 1971 to raise the upper limit for abortion from 20 to 24 weeks for certain types of women. The Amendment raises the up...

How Narcotic Substances Cross Indian Borders?

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India or Bharat is a south-Asian country known for its oldest civilizations in the world with different cultures, heritage, traditions, and religions. In 330 BC, Alexander the Great acquainted pe...

Pharmaceutical Advertising in India And Its Legal Complications

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Drugs play a very important role in the management of ailment and illness in human life and in this context medical practitioners are given the responsibility of prescribing the various drugs r...

Whether The Family Members Of Covid-19 Victims Can Be Deprived To See The Bod...

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Whether the relatives & friends of Patients admitted in Hospital/Hospitals with Covid-19 or Patients having contracted the disease whilst in Hospitals after getting admitted for some other ma...

Mental Illness

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Consider that statistically speaking that you are one of those people that you just shook hands with who will likely experience a mental illness at some point of time in your lifetime. Accordi...

Whether Right To Dignity And Fair Treatment Under Article 21 Of The Constitut...

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The adage, Funerals are for the living, not the dead, you may be tempted to consider relinquishing control over what happens after your death to your descendants. After all, it is your loved ones...