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Doctors fined for illegal drug trials

Madhya Pradesh government has imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 each on the 12 government doctors who had conducted illegal drug trials.



Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government has imposed
a fine of Rs 5,000 each on the 12 government doctors who had
been found to have conducted drug trials on children and
mentally challenged persons in Indore.

The action followed a report by the state medical
authorities.
The drug trials are regulated by Drugs and Cosmetics
Rules, 1945. But the fine has been imposed on the 12 doctors
for not maintaining records of tests and failing to provide
details to the Chief Medical and Health Officer under the
Madhya Pradesh Nursing Homes and Clinical Establishments
(Registration and Licence) Act.

The action followed a report by the state medical
authorities.
The drug trials are regulated by Drugs and Cosmetics
Rules, 1945. But the fine has been imposed on the 12 doctors
for not maintaining records of tests and failing to provide
details to the Chief Medical and Health Officer under the
Madhya Pradesh Nursing Homes and Clinical Establishments
(Registration and Licence) Act.

The doctors who conducted drug trials on mentally
challenged persons after receiving huge payments from
multi-national drug companies could not be allowed to go
scot-free, he said.

Ajay added that a CBI inquiry was necessary as drug
trials were not restricted only to Indore but were taking
place in other parts of the state too.

PTI

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