Tag Archives: Allopathy

Karnataka joins the list of 13 states where integrated medical practice is legal

Bengaluru: Karnataka has reportedly joined the list of 13 states, including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, and Uttarakhand, where integrated practice — practise of modern medicine by traditional medical practitioners — is legal.

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MCI declares IGNOU’s medical courses as illegal | A new low in medical profession: Doctor tells junior to kill TB patient

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has issued a circular declaring the postgraduate diploma courses in HIV Medicine, Health Management, Maternal & Child Health and Geriatric Medicine offered by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi as illegal.

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Traditional Indian Medicine should be integrated into Modern Medicine System: Minister

Jaipur: Union Minister for Ayush Shripad Yesso Naik on Thursday said it is essential to integrate the traditional Indian Medicine System into Modern Medicine system to promote a healthy life.

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ICMR should endorse India’s traditional medicinal system: Nadda

New Delhi: Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Tuesday said there is a need for the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to endorse India’s traditional medicinal system and boost research on the subject.

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‘Climate change driving need for customised preventive healthcare in India’

Kolkata: Climate change is whipping up the perfect storm for India’s healthcare sector. With projections of malaria and dengue intensifying in the future and a string of natural disasters that come with risks of epidemics, absence of a definite preventive mechanism will only add to woes of communities, experts say in a latest report.

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Hyderabad police arrest over 100 in drive against quacks

Hyderabad: In a major drive against quacks, police in Hyderabad’s old city have taken into custody 107 medical practitioners for alleged violation of rules.

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JIPMER to help develop bridge course for Ayush physicians

Puducherry: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) and IKP Centre for Technologies in Public Health (ICTPH) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which ICTPH will develop a bridge course for Ayush physicians with the help and technical support of JIPMER.

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Health ministry shelves proposal of mandatory rural posting for MBBS doctors

New Delhi: The union health ministry has reportedly shelved the proposal of mandatory rural posting for MBBS doctors and is now considering to legally permit practitioners of the Indian Systems of Medicine (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) to practise allopathy in rural areas by getting the required permissions from the Medical Council of India (MCI).

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Supreme Court dismisses IMA’s plea to restrain homeopathy, ayurveda practitioners from prescribing allopathic medicines

Pune: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a Special Leave Petition (SLP) filed by the Pune unit of Indian Medical Association (IMA) seeking to restrain homeopathy and ayurveda practitioners from prescribing allopathic medicines.

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Medical trespassing not strictly prohibited

It is really a chain-reaction. A non-allopathic doctor does what an allopathic general practitioner should ideally do; therefore an allopathic general practitioner does what a specialist physician should ideally do; a specialist physician in-turn does what another specialist from a different branch should ideally do. If all doctors were to be full-time employees working for fixed salaries commensurate with their degrees, most of the turf-wars would end overnight. That gives an indication as to why turf-wars exist in the first place.

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