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23rd February 2017

"Sorry I cannot oblige you for...": IMA Campaign against issuance of false medical certificates
 
Doctors are required to issue medical certificates and/or certificate for fitness to work or resume duty. 

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has provided a list of certificates, reports, notifications etc. issued by doctors for the purposes of various acts/administrative requirements in Appendix 4 of its Code of Ethics Regulations, 2002:
 
  • Under the acts relating to birth, death or disposal of the dead.
  • Under the Acts relating to Lunacy and Mental Deficiency and under the Mental illness Act and the rules made thereunder.
  • Under the Vaccination Acts and the regulations made thereunder.
  • Under the Factory Acts and the regulations made thereunder.
  • Under the Education Acts.
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IMA writes to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Ministry for strict compliance with new PG reforms

New Delhi, Feb 22, 2017: Recently, in his budget report, the Hon;ble Minister of Finance Shri Arun Jaitley announced that over 5,000 postgraduate medical seats would be increased in the country. India, at present has only one doctor for every 2,000 people as against the World Health Organization's mandated norm of one doctor for every 1,000 persons.
 
 Accordingly, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Medical Council of India had written to all Govt. Medical Colleges to respond for a one time increase in PG seats.
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