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Doctors acting as a rubber stamp for drug companies?

New Delhi: A report by the parliamentary standing committee for health and family welfare, which looked at the functioning of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), reveals that some drug companies have been writing scientific recommendations of their own products and submitting them to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) after getting them endorsed by top doctors for a quicker marketing approval.

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Dr Naresh Trehan recognised as Healthcare Entrepreneur of 2011

Mumbai: Dr Naresh Trehan, chairman, Medanta – The Medicity, has been recognised as the healthcare entrepreneur of the year, while Dr B Soma Raju, chairman, Care Hospitals, has received the lifetime achievement award at Alexandria-Frost & Sullivan India Healthcare Excellence Awards 2011. Fortis Hospitals, Healthcare Global Enterprises, Manipal Hospitals and Vasan Healthcare were recognised as the healthcare company of the year providing general health care, oncology care, mother and child care and eye care services respectively.

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