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Sunday, December 29, 2013

PSC Uttar Pradesh invite Application for Readers and Professors

PSC Uttar Pradesh
Date 20.12.2013
5- Subjects
(i) 02 (Two) Carry forwarded posts of Professor Surgery (Special Recruitment) in Government Homoeopathic Medical Colleges of the State. (Deptt. No. S-11/1), Nature of Post- Gazetted & Temporary, but likely to continue, 
Reservation: 01 Post is reserved for S.C. candidate of U.P. & 01 post is reserved for O.B.C. candidate of U.P., Pay Scale: Rs. 15600-39100/- Grade Pay Rs. 7600/-. 
Qualification Essential: 
(a) A recognised diploma or a degree in Homoeopathy Or a degree recognized by the Medical Council of India preferably with qualification included in the IIIrd Schedule of the Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973. 
(b) Three years teaching experience as Reader or Associate Professor or Ten years teaching experience in the subject concerned in Homoeopathic or Allopathic Medical College.

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Vaccine fear in china

Chinese state-run media and Internet users demanded action Wednesday after the deaths of at least seven babies since November following their vaccinations against hepatitis B. China's Food and Drug Administration has suspended use of the vaccine involved, manufactured by domestic producer BioKangtai, and is investigating, the official Xinhua news agency reported. 
More than 44 million doses of the vaccine are in stock or have been sold to 27 provinces and regions across the country, the Beijing Morning Post said. An eighth baby died after being given a vaccine made by another company, reports said. Hepatitis B vaccine is one of around 10 free but compulsory inoculations for most children in China. It is injected within 24 hours of birth, with further doses at one and six months.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Post Graduate Programme in Homeopathy at Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune-2014

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune has announced (Exam Schedule - 2014-15) of the Post Graduate Programmes in Homeopathy 
Course Name: MD (Hom.) 
Name of the Examination:HOMPET -2014 
Last Date:18th Feb.2014 
Exam Date:27th Feb.2014 
Result Date:7th March 2014 
Counselling Date: 
  • 7th April 2014 ( 9.00 a.m. to 1.00p.m.) Regular 
  • 7th April 2014 (2.00a.,m. to 5.00 p.m) Foreign/NRI/PIO/Mgt 
College Start Date:2nd June 2014

RBSK to be launched in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir NRHM
"The new scheme namely Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) launched in the country in July-2013 will be shortly started in Jammu and Kashmir", Azad said while jointly inaugurating the Arogya Mela-2013 with the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah at Parade Ground here. 
 He said 27 crore children are targeted to be screened and treated under this scheme in the country. Azad said that AYUSH and Allopathic Centres are being co-located in 52,000 newly constructed health buildings in the country to provide both Indian and Allopathic medicines under one roof.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Homeopathy doctors in Aurangabad on strike

Homeopathy doctors on strike
Homeopathy doctors in Aurangabad city on Tuesday joined the three-day statewide protest by observing bandh to press for their various demands. The hunger strike began on Monday in Nagpur and is led by Homeopathic Doctors Anyay Nivaran Sangharsh Samiti ( HDANSS) to raise voice against the state government. 
Among various other demands, the protesters have urged the state government to allow use of allopathic medicines by homoeopathic doctors during emergencies, involve them in public health services and provide better salaries to those working under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).

Friday, December 6, 2013

Job Vacancies at R.B.T.S Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar

R.B.T.S Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Bihar Health Department, Patna has declared notification to recruit homoeopathic Lecturer and Professor Jobs in Bihar Health Dept Recruitment 2013. 
Applications are invited for filling up 33 posts - Lecturer(7), Reader(14), Professor(7) & MO (5) vacancies in 
R.B.T.S Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Education Qualifications required :are Candidates must possess the qualification BHMS Degree with registered in Homeopathic Chikitsa Board, PG in any discipline from a recognized University / Institute.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Ph.D. in Homoeopathy at Homoeopathy University, Jaipur

Homoeopathy University, Jaipur
Application invited for Ph.D. in HOMOEOPATHY at Homoeopathy University, Jaipur
Duration Minimum 3 years 
Eligibility For Regular candidates: - Candidate having Post-Graduate degree in Homoeopathy from any recognized Homoeopathic Medical College of India & degree should be included in second schedule of CCH act. For External candidate: Candidate having Post-Graduate degree in Homoeopathy from any recognized Homoeopathic Medical College of India & degree should be included in second schedule of CCH act and he/she should be a Faculty member of any recognized Homoeopathic Medical College of India along with four years teaching experience OR Candidate having four years research experience in Homoeopathy from Govt. organization along with post graduate degree in Homoeopathy.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Shortage of staff affects Ayush department of Karnataka.

The Karnataka department of Ayush is badly hit by paucity of the required qualified staff to man its existing infrastructure including hospitals and colleges. he estimated shortage is pegged at 50 per cent for teaching staff in the six colleges, three in ayurveda, one each in unani, homoeopathy and nature cure. 
The department too is facing a dearth of drug inspectors. “Over the last three years, the department of Ayush has grown and now we need the qualified personnel to man these facilities. Therefore, our move is to prioritize, identify and obtain the right people,” Vijaykumar Gogi, director, Karnataka department of Ayush told Pharmabiz in an interaction.

Friday, November 22, 2013

The Trivandrum Homoeopathic medical college will be upgraded to All India Institute of homoeopathy

ghulam nabi azad
The Trivandrum Homoeopathic medical college will be upgraded to All India Institute of homoeopathy. This was announced by the Central Health minister Sri Gulam Nabi Azad. This will be a great boon to the homeopathic fraternity and also the people of Kerala. Homeopathic has risen to be one of the most accepted mode of treatment in the last decade.
The approval was based on the reports sent by Kerala CM on 23-10-2013.to the center.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Common cold and Homeopathy

common cold and homeopathy
The common cold generally involves a running nose,sneezing and nasal congestion. You may also have a sore throat pain, headache, cough and other symptoms like weakness loss of appetite and even fever. Winter is a time when people catch cold often.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Calicut University has announced the Final Year B.H.M.S (8/2013)

Calicut University
Calicut University has announced the Final Year B.H.M.S (8/2013) -(Bachelor in Homeopathic medicine and surgery). examination results today. Those candidates who had appeared for the examination can find the results here below.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Acne (pimples) and homeopathy

acne pimples
Acne vulgaris is usually a self-limiting disorder primarily of teens and young adults.The reason for the expression of the disease in adolescence is the increase in sebum release by sebaceous glands after puberty. Small cysts form in hair follicles(comedones) due to blockage of the follicular orifice by retention of sebum and keratinous material.The bacteria and yeast like organisms within the comedones releases free fatty acids from sebum, causes inflammation within the cyst, and results in rupture of the cyst wall. An inflammatory foreign-body reaction develops as a result of extrusion of oily and keratinous debris from the cyst.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Old brand names of licenced AYUSH medicines to be changed

old brand names
Thousands of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani drug manufacturers in the country have now to change their decades old brand names as the Department of Ayush has banned the use of any prefix or suffix with the name of all licensed Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani medicines. 
The Ayush department's sudden action in this regard comes following a decision to this effect by The Ayurvedic, Siddha and Unani Drugs Technical Advisory Board.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Karnataka Govt. will support AYUSH

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of Karnataka at Bangalore announced the government would support integrated, alternative forms of medicine such as ayurveda, homeopathy, naturopathy and unani. He was speaking at a function ‘Arogya Aayasu’, organised by the Homeopathy Foundation in Bangalore on Friday declaring that healthcare should be available to all, “The government is committed to providing ayurveda, homeopathy, unani, and naturopathy centres at one taluk in each district,” he said. 

Friday, October 25, 2013

Walk in interview for the posts of AYUSH Doctors-Haryana

NRHM Haryana
Paryatan Bhawan, Bay No.55-58, Sector 2, Panchkula 
ADVERTISEMENT Advt. No. 12013-14 
Walk in interview for the posts of AYUSH Doctors - Male and Female with a Bachelor's degree from approved institution in Ayurvedic/ Yoga Nnani/ Siddha/ Homeopathyon 6-11-13 ,Pharmacist on 7-ll-13 and ANM on 8-l l-13 in the districts Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Jhajjar, Kaithal, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa & Sonepat of Haryana under Indira Bal Swasthya yojna (lBSy) (RBSK).

Thursday, October 24, 2013

All India Institute of Homeopathic Medical Science in Kerala

All India Institute of Homeopathic Medical Science in Kerala
It has been decided in principle to start All India Institute of Homeopathic Medical Science in Kerala. The decision was taken at the meeting chaired by CM at Thiruvananthapuram on 23-10-2013. The meeting has also decided to write to the Centre regarding the same. The HQ of the institute will be in Thiruvananthapuram. Minister VS Sivakumar, NRHM Director Beena and others were present.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Himachal pradesh PSC Advt. for Homeopathic Medical Officer

Himachal pradesh PSC
Name o f the Post: - Homeopathic Medical Officer, Class - I (Gazetted) (on contract basis) 
Number of post(s) : 0 3 posts (SC of HP=01, ST of HP=01 and OBC of HP=01) 
Contractual amount: ` 15300/ - 
Age: 45 years and below. 
(i) 10+2 or its equivalent examination from Board/University recognized by the Central/ State Government. 
(ii) Degree in Homeopathy of 5 1 / 2 years duration from a recognized University/Board established by law or institution recognized by the Central/State Government mentioned in 2nd or 3 rd schedule of Homeopathy Central Council Act, 1973. 
(iii) Should be registered with the Central Homeopathy Council/ Homoeopathy Council of Himachal Pradesh. 9 

AYUSH Department to be set up in Kerala

The Health Minister V S Sivakumar promised that the state government will set up a separate AYUSH Department (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) .He said this while inaugurating the golden jubilee building of the Women and Children Hospital of the Ayurveda College at Poojappura on 22nd  October 2013. 
AYUSH has been envisaged as part of a Central policy. There were also reports that absence of an independent AYUSH Department was costing the state Central funds. The new building, built at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore, has all modern facilities such as labour room, operation theatre, post-operative ward, pay ward, general wards and out-patient department.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Kerala PSC advices 50 Doctors from the old Rank list of 2009

Kerala PSC advices 50 Doctors from the old Rank list of 2009
Kerala PSC advices 50 Doctors from the old Rank list of 2009. The complete candidates from the main list will be posted in the various dispensaries that were sanctioned by the government a month back. The efforts put by all the candidates and the Associations have produced the fruitful results.
PSC has adivised all the candidates from the main list and some from the supplementary list.The latest position is given below.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Suppression and its importance in medical treatments

Suppression and its importance in medical treatments
When a disease manifestation is caused to disappear before the disease itself is cured, it is termed suppression. The subject of suppression seems one of the most important from the homoeopathic point of view, but one of the least familiar to the ordinary medical mind. In regular medicine we are continually meeting with examples of suppression, indeed, from our point of view, all of usual medicine which is not unconscious homoeopathy is suppressive. There are various types of suppression. 
Suppressions may be accidental or natural and not due to medication of any kind such as, suppression of strong emotion due living circumstances. These are more or less conscious suppressions although the seriousness of their results is not usually known and the individual takes great pride and credit in thrusting down these emotions. There is another kind of accidental suppression which comes from great mental shocks such as mortification or grief.

Monday, October 7, 2013

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to be awarded

Alfred Nobel
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today (2013-10-07) decided to award The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells.
The 2013 Nobel Prize honours three scientists who have solved the mystery of how the cell organizes its transport system. Each cell is a factory that produces and exports molecules. For instance, insulin is manufactured and released into the blood and chemical signals called neurotransmitters are sent from one nerve cell to another. These molecules are transported around the cell in small packages called vesicles. The three Nobel Laureates have discovered the molecular principles that govern how this cargo is delivered to the right place at the right time in the cell.

University of Delhi-MD Homeopathy-Admission-2014

University of Delhi,
Applications are invited by University of Delhi (DU), Delhi for admission to Doctor of Medicine (MD) program in Practice of Medicine (2 seats) and Organon of Medicine and Homoeopathic Philosophy (2 seats) for unreserved category offered at Faculty of Homoeopathic Medicines for the academic year 2014-16.
Eligibility conditions:- 
(i)The candidate must have passed the degree of Bach elor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (BHMS) from the University of Delhi, or from any other University established by law and recognized by Central Council of Homoeopathic in cluded in the Second Schedule to the Act, after undergoing a course of study of not less than five years and six months duration including one year compulsory internship which must be completed by 31 st July, 2013 and should have obta ined permanent registration from the Board of Homoeopathic System of Medicine.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

PSC kerala 2013 HOMOEO MO Question paper with doubtful questions- PSC Answer Key

PSC kerala
PSC Kerala had conducted the PSC examination for the Medical officer post in various centre across the state. As per the candidates most of the question were general knowledge ones and was out of the syllabus. Some options given to certain questions were also wrong. PSC is yet to decide the answer key and the deletable questions. Those who wish to see the question can click on the link below.

The Kerala Public Service Commission is a body created by the Constitution of India.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences MD-Homoeopathy Course 2013-14- Application invited

1. Availability of Online Application forms From 10.00 AM on 02-Oct-2013 to 10-Oct-2013 upto 5.00 PM 
2. Last date for submission of printout of filled in Application forms 12-Oct -2013 upto 5.00PM 
3. Availability of Hall Tickets for download http:/www.pgntruhs.org 17-Oct-2013 and 18-Oct-2013 
4. Date and Centre of Entrance Test at Vijayawada 20-Oct-2013 from 10.00 AM to 01.00 PM 
5. Date of Release of answer key 21-Oct-2013 
6. Last date for submission of objections, if any on the key 22-Oct-2013 uhsetss@gmail.com 

Saturday, September 28, 2013

AYUSH department failed to fully utilise the funds during the last three years

Even though adequate funds have been made available for the Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (Ayush) system of medicines in the country by the union finance ministry, the Ayush department failed to fully utilise the funds during the last three years.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Peanut butter could help reduce the risk of breast cancer in women

peanut butter
Girls who eat more peanut butter could improve their breast health later in life. That's according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Harvard Medical School. The research shows that girls ages 9 to 15 who regularly ate peanut butter or nuts were 39 percent less likely to develop benign breast disease by age 30. 
Benign breast disease, although noncancerous, increases risk of breast cancer later in life. "These findings suggest that peanut butter could help reduce the risk of breast cancer in women," said senior author Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, associate director for cancer prevention and control at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine. 

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) in Kerala

Chairperson of UPA Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate two major initiatives of the Health Department on September 29, on her visit to the State capital, Health Minister V.S. Sivakumar has said. Arogyakiranam — which ensures free medical care to all children for all ailments till they are 18 years — and distribution of free generic drugs in all government hospitals, would come into effect on October 2, he said. 
 Both APL/BPL families could derive the benefits of the scheme through government hospitals. Arogyakiranam is the State’s modified version of the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK), a new national programme under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), offering a comprehensive health package for children up to 18 years. RBSK, launched in February, envisages early screening and intervention to prevent or manage about 30 birth defects, and deficiencies including developmental delays and disabilities in children, with follow-up treatment. 

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

AYUSH has directed medical officers and doctors to write legibly in the prescriptions

Bangalore:The Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (Ayush) has directed medical officers and doctors to write legibly in the prescriptions issued to the patients. In a circular issued recently, the department said the names of the medicines should be written clearly in capital letters, along with the doctor's registration number. 
The directive was issued following a petition by the Karnataka State Doctors' Handwriting Improvement Association. Speaking to BM, association president Dr Shantagiri Mallappa said, "Being doctors, we had taken up the movement to improve the handwriting of fellow doctors.

Monday, September 23, 2013

69th Congress of LMHI in Paris, France from July 16th to July 19th 2014

The whole community of French homeopathic doctors invites you to the:
69th Congress of
LigaMedicorumHomoeopathica Internationalis
in Paris, France!

From July 16th to July 19th 2014, at the "Palais des Congrès", Paris

It is for you a unique opportunity to meet homeopathic doctors from the whole world and to share your knowledge and expertise.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Walk in Interview under Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram(School Health Programme) at Gomathi and South District.-Tripura

NRHM Tripura
A “walk-in-interview” will be held for recruitment for filling up the following posts on contractual basis at a fixed pay as shown against each under the “District Health & Family Welfare Society, South” and Gomathi District NRHM  in connection with formation of “Dedicated School Health Team” under Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram, NRHM as per scheduled date & time mentioned below.( different dates for two districts)
Terms & condition of engagement:- • The engagement will be initially for a period of 11(Eleven) months from the date of joining the post, which likely to be extended base on performance of employees till the project period only. • No- objection certificate will not be issued within first contractual period of engagement with effect from the date of joining the post. • The number of post may increase /decrease at any time before or after interview. 

Friday, September 20, 2013

Ernakulam district has so far received about Rs 88.37 crore for NRHM

Arogya Keralam
Ernakulam district has so far received about Rs 88.37 crore for various health-related initiatives under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). Of this, the district was able to successfully spent Rs 87.68 crore for these projects, said an official release. The district has about 35 health projects being implemented here currently under the National Rural Health Mission. 
The Arogya Kerala project began in the district on April 1, 2007. Ensuring primary health care in the district, reducing the child and mother death rate, improving the health of children and women, making drinking water, hygiene, nutritious diet available to everyone, ensuring disease prevention, preventing contagious diseases and lifestyle diseases are part of the targets of National Rural Health Mission

Admission to Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) 5½ years Course-2013-2014 at Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College, New Delhi.

Applications are invited for Admission to Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) 5½ years Course-2013-2014 at Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College, New Delhi. 
The Bulletin of Information may be obtained from the office of the Deputy Registrar, Faculty of Homoeopathic Medicines, 6 th floor, V.P. Chest Institute Building, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007, only against a Bank Draft/Banker’s Cheque drawn on any Nationalised Bank in favour of Registrar, University of Delhi payable at Delhi in the following manner:
(i) By Hand for 750/- ( Seven Hundred & Fifty only) for General/OBC Categories & 550/- ( Five Hundred & Fifty only) for SC/ST Categories between 10:00 A.M. to 03: 00 P.M. on all working days from 09 th September, 2013 to 27 th September, 2013. 

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Recruitment of Ayurvedic/Homeopathic Doctor for RBSK under NRHM

NRHM Gujarat
1984 posts of Ayurvedic/Homeopathic doctor to be filled by NRHM Gujarat.Out of total 1984 vacancies of Ayurvedic/Homeopathic doctor , 992 posts are meant for female doctors and 992 posts are meant for male doctors.
Qualification for Homeopathic doctor: BHMS Degree from colleges recognized by Homeopathy council of Gujarat and must be registered with Homeopathy Council of Gujarat
Age must not be more than 40 year as on 15/08/2013. Successful candidate will be posted at Taluka level as per the choice and merit list. This opening is purely contractual basis. Last Date for Online Application : 21-Sept-2013 7:00 PM

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Devi Ahilya Vishwavidalaya B.H.M.S Professional Exams 2013- results

Devi Ahilya Vishwavidalaya
Devi Ahilya Vishwavidalaya has recently published the Results of  B.H.M.S Professional Exams 2013.The results are already available online. Students can check the results on the official website.

1.1 Vision ·
To address the major educational, economic, social and cultural needs of the Malwa Region, the State and the Nation, for professional empowerment of the youth, by extending equal opportunity to all sections of the society, with increased thrust on access, equity and individual commitment of its faculty and staff, for teaching-learning, research and ethics.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Cinnamon associated with favorable reductions in plasma glucose and lipid levels

Consumption of cinnamon is associated with favorable reductions in plasma glucose and lipid levels, according to research published in the September/October issue of the Annals of Family Medicine. Robert W. Allen, Pharm.D., of the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif., and colleagues used data from 10 randomized, controlled trials involving 543 patients with type 2 diabetes to conduct an update of a previous systematic review and meta-analysis examining the effect of cinnamon consumption on glucose and lipid levels. 
 The researchers found that cinnamon, in daily doses of 120 mg/d to 6 g/d for four to 18 weeks, was associated with a significant reduction in levels of fasting plasma glucose (−24.59 mg/dL), but no significant effect on glycosylated hemoglobin.

Friday, September 13, 2013

18-month course in modern (emergency) medicine for AYUSH Practitioners

RGUHSBengaluru: Following the orders from the Planning Commission, the State Health and Family Welfare Department has recommended Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) to start an 18-month course in modern (emergency) medicine for Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) practitioners to practice allopathy. 
The initiative is being taken up to upgrade and improve the primary health care system in the State. The recommendation has been sent to the RGUHS authorities, who will plan the training procedure and check its feasibility, said Madan Gopal, Principal Secretary, Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Department. Meanwhile, apart from RGUHS, the State Health and Family Welfare Department is also looking at roping in more private medical universities for this course. “We have requested other private medical universities too for the same 18-month course in modern (emergency) medicine. They will have to check the feasibility and get back to us,” said Gopal. If this course takes off then it will help in ensuring that people, especially in the rural areas, get timely medical treatment. 

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

RGUHS BHMS results published on Sept-2013

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences has recently published the results of BHMS(I, II,III and final) Exams 2013.The results are already available online declared on 07.09.2013 and 10.09.2013. Students can check the result on the official website.Students of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences who have appeared in the BHMS.
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, (RGUHS), established by an Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Act of 1994, passed by Karnataka Legislature is dedicated to the motto of “Right for Rightful Health Sciences Education”. It is affiliating, teaching and a research University, headquartered in Bangalore. RGUHS is member of Commonwealth University, London, UK, Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi and Inter Universities Boards, Karnataka. About 680 colleges conducting professional courses in Medicine, Dentistry, AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy), Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Sciences in Karnataka are affiliated to the University. 

Govt. planning to bring in a new bill to govern the manufacturing, marketing and other activities of Indian streams of medicines

With the proposed Central Drug Authority (CDA) excluding the affairs of Ayush sector from its purview, the Centre is planning to bring in a new bill to govern the manufacturing, marketing and other activities of Indian streams of medicines. “There was a plan to include Ayush also under the CDA. But it did not happen. Now we are planning to draft a bill to govern the Ayush sector. 
But it will take time as many things are involved,” secretary of Ayush Department Nilanjan Sanyal confirmed to Pharmabiz. Based on the recommendations of the Mashelkar Committee, the central government introduced the Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Bill, 2007 in the Rajya Sabha in August, 2007. This original bill, among other things, had sought to bring Ayush also under the CDA. This Bill was referred to the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare for examination. The committee made several recommendations including for creation of a separate chapter for regulating medical devices. Accordingly, Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Bill 2013 was drafted and was tabled in Rajya Sabha last week. 

Approval to 16 Homeopathy colleges

AHMEDABAD: The Homeopathic Council has cleared 16 colleges with a seating capacity of 1600. With this approval, the Admission Committee for Professional Medical Educational Courses is likely to announce the programme for admission in these colleges. 
Officials said that the respective councils are yet to recognize the ayurvedic colleges. There are 450 seats in these ayurvedic colleges. Officials said that the state still has not got the approval for five dental colleges. Officials in the committee said that admissions for medical and para-medical colleges had ended in the state in last week of August. However, admissions to nearly 2,200 seats in homeopathy, ayurvedic and BSC nursing are yet to be done. "We will have to go in for reshuffling, as several students who have taken admission in physiotherapy, BSC nursing would want to go for ayurvedic and homeopathy. 

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Ayurvedic, Unani, and homeopathic education may face a setback in the session 2013-14

KANPUR: Ayurvedic, Unani, and homeopathic education may face a setback in the session 2013-14 due to the pending decision of ministry of health and family welfare and department of AYUSH regarding grant/denial of permission to start the new academic session. 
The government is waiting for the report of Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) and Central Council of Homeopathy (CCH) for the status of colleges which are allegedly not following the minimum standard required (MSR) regulations as per the guidelines proposed by the government. The department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa Rigpa and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) is part of the Union ministry of health and family welfare. The Ayurvedic, Unani and homeopathic medical colleges governed by AYUSH are run under Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) and Central Council of Homeopathy (CCH). 

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Calicut university II BHMS Supplementary Exam 6/2013-Results

University of Calicut has recently published the Results of 2nd BHMS Supplementary Exams June 2013.The results are available online. Students can check the results on the official website. 

The University of Calicut is the largest University in Kerala. Established in the year 1968, it is the second university to be set up in Kerala. The University aims to nurture excellence in education and research in its catchment areas of Northern Kerala, historically consigned to the periphery of Kerala’s academic map. The University lays its emphasis on fostering quality human resource and promoting productive research that benefit both local communities and wider humanity.

'Arogyakiranam' to be clubbed with Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) in Kerala

NRHM kerala
The state government's ambitious programme 'Arogyakiranam' offering free treatment to all children aged below 18 will now be clubbed with the centrally sponsored Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK).
Under this programme the state will get Rs 30 crore in the first year for offering treatment to children. "Already many of the schemes under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) cover the health needs of the children. With the launch of RBSK we expect to cover the proposals under the Arogyakiranam project through all these schemes,'' said M Beena, mission director, NRHM
However, the state government has assured of funds if the pecuniary resources from RBSK fall short. In the first year it will not incur a huge expense as the scheme will be just rolled out. Institutions like regional cancer centre are already offering free treatment under various schemes to children.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Post graduate Homoeopathy Entrance 2013-West Bengal

West Bengal University of Health Sciences
The West Bengal University of Health Sciences invites application for the Post graduate Homoeopathy Entrance Courses in various Homoeopathy Medical Colleges of West Bengal including NIH (National Institute of Homoeopathy) 
Admission to the seats in the affiliated institutions of The West Bengal University of Health Sciences in different Post Graduate Homoeopathy Courses shall be made on the basis of the inter se merit lists of different categories / castes of candidates appearing in the West Bengal Post Graduate Homoeopathy Admission Test Examination (WBPGHAT) to be conducted by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences ( WBUHS).
Last date : 16.09.2013

Monday, September 2, 2013

50 new Homoeopathic dispensaries sanctioned in kerala

Health and family welfare department have sanctioned the opening of 50 New homeopathic dispensaries in Kerala. (municipalities/panchayaths). G.O.(MS) N0. 373/2013/H&FWD
The concerned local bodies will provide the basic infrastructure. The chef minister Shri. Oomen Chandi had earlier briefed the approval in the cabinet meeting couple of days back.
The GO has been given below mentioning the name of the dispensaries
The government is also pleased to provide sanction in 200 post which includes 4 post in each dispensary(1 medical officer, 1 pharmacist, one attender, and 1 part time sweeper)

Monday, August 26, 2013

Needless thyroid biopsies on the rise

thyroid biopsies
Courtesy: iamtwixietops.com
Many Americans are undergoing needless thyroid biopsies, researchers say, and simplifying clinical guidelines would go a long way toward curbing the problem. The investigators from University of California, San Francisco analyzed the medical records of about 8,800 patients who underwent thyroid ultrasound scans. Reporting in the Aug. 26 online issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, they said that more than 98 percent of the thyroid nodules found in patients were not cancerous.
"Right now, we're doing far too many thyroid biopsies in patients who are really at very low risk of having thyroid cancer," study lead author Dr. Rebecca Smith-Bindman, a professor in the department of radiology and biomedical imaging, said in a UCSF news release. 

Friday, August 23, 2013

Mayurbhanj Homeopathic Medical College demanding Govt. take-over

North Orissa University
Students of Mayurbhanj Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital under the aegis of Revolutionary Students’ Union of the district on Thursday sat on a dharna here demanding take-over of the college by Government
President of the students’ union and State general secretary of BJD’s youth wing Jitendra Mohanty said the college was established in 1980 to cater to the needs of students in Keonjhar, Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts. It is the only college affiliated to North Odisha University and has got recognition from the Central Council of Homeopathy, New Delhi. 
At present, there are 150 students in the hospital which has a 30-bed indoor capacity besides charitable outdoor facilities. The college has 12 departments equipped with adequate modern instruments and technical equipment besides a big herbal garden as well as girls’ and boys’ hostels. Even though the institution has all infrastructure facilities along with good student enrolment, the State Government is yet to take it under its fold. 

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Assistant Medical officer-Homeopathy-Tamilnadu-PSC-Results Published

PSC tamilnadu
The candidates whose Register Numbers mentioned below are provisionally selected for admission to the Oral Test for appointment by direct recruitment to the POSTSOF ASSISTANT MEDICAL OFFICER ( Homoeopathy ) in Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy Department, IN THE TAMIL NADU MEDICAL SERVICE(2009 - 2012) based on the results of the Written Examination conducted by the Commission on 06 - 01 - 2013 FN.

Friday, August 16, 2013

PSC-Kerala has announced the date of examination for Homoeo Medical officer

PSC-Kerala has announced the date of examination for the following post in HOMOEOPATHY / INSURANCE MEDICAL SERVICES-KERALA

PSC Kerala
  2.  MEDICAL OFFICER (HOMOEO) (By Transfer)
  3. MEDICAL OFFICER (HOMOEO) ( Special Recruitment for SC/ST only 

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Homeopathic Lecturers in UPSC- online application-2013

Advertisement No . 11/2013
Prescribed Last Date (Online Recruitment Application):- 29-08-2013

Vacancies and Departments
Lecturer (Community Medicine)-2
Lecturer(Forensic Science)-2
Lecturer (Gynaecology)-2
Lecturer (Homeopathic Materia Medica)-1
Lecturer (Homeopathic Pharmacy)-1
Lecturer (Organon of Medicine)-2
Lecturer (Pathology)-2
Lecturer (Physiology)-2
Lecturer (Practice of Medicine)-1
Lecturer (Repertory)-1
Lecturer (Surgery)-2

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Allopaths using Ayurveda?

Ayurveda , Allopathy
More than half allopathic doctors prescribe ayurvedic medicines! If you are dependent on ayurvedic medicines prescribed by your allopath, then you better think again before taking your next dose. Your doctor is as ignorant about ayurvedic medicines as you are. 
A study by the pharmacology department of KEM hospital has revealed that most of the allopaths who prefer prescribing ayurvedic medicines for ailments like liver disorder, arthritis, cough and cold, kidney stones and piles, have little knowledge about them. According to the study, 99% of the resident doctors did not even learn the basics of ayurveda but 67% of them prescribe ayurvedic medicines to their patients.