Tag: "amendment" at medical news
Government to Toughen Its Anti-smoking Laws
...binet also approved a Health Ministry proposal for amendment
of laws governing administration of the elite All India Institute of Medical Sciences, citing 'anarchy' in management. "The Cabinet agreed that the kind of anarchy going in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi requires certain speci...
Plan to Contain Drug Resistant TB Launched-WHO
...he U.S. House of Representatives today approved an amendment
to the Fiscal Year 2008 State, Foreign Operations ...he Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health. The amendment
makes available an additional $50 million in the Child Survival and Health Programs Fund specificall...
US Supreme Court Could Protect Medical Equipment Manufacturers from Law Suits
... Medtronic under state law. The medical devices amendment
forbids a state from adopting any requirement which is different from, or in addition to, any requirement in federal law. Federal courts around the nation have taken different views of whether that provision bars state law damage claims against me...
Declining Sex Ratio
..., Communication and Education (IEC). They include amendment
of PC&PNDT Act in 2003 to make it more comprehensive, more frequent visits of National Inspection and Monitoring Committee (NIMC), setting up of National Support and Monitoring Cell (NSMC), sensitization through Members of Parliament, publication of ...
Moves To Improve War Veterans Health Taken
... The committee by voice vote approved a substitute amendment
to the legislation that would expand health care available retroactively to all veterans who meet the bill's criteria, rather than only those veterans discharged after its enactment. No funding estimates were included with the measure....
Tension Building Up in FDA Over Drug Approvals
...re power. Mr. Grassley proposed such a split in an amendment
this month; it failed by one vote. Top House staff members said the Avandia case had breathed new life into Mr. Grassleys proposal, because the House will soon debate changing the drug agency. When Dr. Andrew C. von Eschenbach took over the FDA ...
Doctors Condemn Any Attempt to Dilute Smoking Ban
...ll NI MLAs, urging them to vote against a proposed amendment
to permit smoking when the artistic integrity of a... (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill which contains an amendment
to recent smoking legislation. This amendment
would permit actors to smoke where the artistic integr...
Two Out of Five Cancer Cases in India Due to Tobacco
...e point of sale have also been proposed through an amendment
to the rules to restrict youth's access," he added. He said, tobacco control is a multi-sectoral issue and in order to ensure effective coordination among stakeholders, his ministry had constituted a multi-sectoral task force, which includes repres...
Tobacco Control Laws to Be Regulated in India
...he point of sale has also been proposed through an amendment
to the rules to restrict youth access. We have also moved for a ban on display of tobacco products or their use in movies and television programs in India. This announcement of my Ministry of Health & Family Welfare faced immense opposition from vari...
Ever-Controversial Mental Health Act To Be Decided Upon
...und society, at free will. There were calls to the amendment
of the 1983 Mental Health Act, which held that a person must be ‘treatable’ in order to be detained against his own will. In 1998, it was announced by the government that a person could be forcibly detained if it could be proved that he would benef...
Press Note Amendments To The Drugs And Cosmetics Rules 1945
..., Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has proposed amendment
to the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 for registration // of cosmetic products for the purpose of their import into the country. A Gazette Notification, GSR 63(E) dated 2/2/2007, has been published inviting objections and suggestions from the public...
Patents: Appellate Board Becomes Functional
...vartis petition challenging the validity of the an amendment
to the patent laws. Citing that amendment
only the Controller had rejected the drug firm’s patent application.) Apart from the Novartis case...
Indian Court Refers Novartis Plea for Patent on Anti-cancer Drug to a Separate Board
... Patents (Amendment) Act. Novartis contends the amendment
contravenes the trade-related intellectual propert...se. But orders on the Novartis’ challenge of the amendment
to the patents law have been reserved. They could be delivered in a month or so from now. And if ...
Alberta's Mental Health Act Welcomed
Alberta government has planned to introduce an amendment
to their Mental Health Act, which will make it simpler for mentally ill patients to be committed to hospital if they// are not taking the desired medications. This proposed legislation was received with a mixed response from different quarters of t...
Hostility breeds against Homeopathy in England following new regulations
...ules pertaining homoeopathic medicines//. With the amendment
it is now possible to market homoeopathic remedies with licensed labels which describe the name and therapeutic application of remedies in question. This decision created a furore among conventional medical professionals who have written off homoeopa...
Injustice to cancer patients at work
... is an issue for cancer patients. Although the DDA amendment
came into force last year many employers are not aware of it. "A lot of people feel unable to return to work even though they want to. Employers need to be more flexible." GT...
Schools ban cupcakes
...lt in the country especially in Texas.Safe Cupcake amendment
was passed last year by the Texas Legislature, according to which, parents have the right to give unwholesome treats like sweetheart candies on Valentine's Day and candy corn on Halloween in the classroom. The legislation was backed by Rep. Jim Du...
Legislation to Prevent Discrimination against HIV/AIDS Victims
...y for this. The Health Ministry has proposed the amendment
of Section 377 of the IPC to the Home Ministry to legalise men having sex with men in order to enable the Government to make preventive interventions within this group to prevent the spread of the infection. The Government is estimated to invest ab...
Opposition against Amendments in the Intellectual Property Law
...gs which are cheaper. The NGOs are also against an amendment
as it restricts the patient to buy drugs at a higher price only from the local market even if the same drug is available for as low as half the price in a neighboring country. These changes in the Intellectual Property law will lead to a drastic inc...
HIV/AIDS Activists Plan Demonstration Outside Indian Embassy
...nsidering adding Data Exclusivity provisions in an amendment
to the Indian Drugs and Cosmetics Act. These provisions would negatively affect India's ability to provide affordable generic drugs to millions of people around the world living with diseases such as HIV/AIDS, hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and many...