Month: May 2020

Observe “Rogi Divas” (Patients’ Day) On May 28 In Demand Of Justice For All Victims Of Medical Negligence

“Rogi Divas” (“Patients’ Day”) will be observed, like previous years, to commemorate the death of all victims of medical negligence including the death of Anuradha Saha (who died on May 28, 1998 due to gross medical negligence by several top Kolkata doctors) and to empower the Indian patients and their families who have been suffering …

New Clinical Studies In British Medical Journal (BMJ) Find No Benefit From Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) In COVID-19 Patients At Different Stages Of Disease

Two separate studies published in the latest issue of the top international medical journal, British Medical Journal (BMJ), finds that there is absolutely no benefit for COVID-19 patients in different stages of the disease who are treated with the anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ). While a large study from China with patients with mild to moderate …

ICMR Makes Shocking Claim That COVID-19 Patients Have Given “Implied Consent” To Be Treated With Experimental Drug, Hydroxychloroquine, That Can Cause Heart Failure And Sudden Death

In response to PBT’s PIL and direction from the Supreme Court of India about “off-label” use of unproven anti-malarial drug, Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and antibiotic Azithromycin (AZM), assistant director of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), highest authority to regulate treatment of COVID-19 in India, sent a letter dated 16th May, 2020 to answer PBT’s …

Defective COVID-19 Test Kits: World Bank Sends PBT’s Complaint To ICMR For Investigation

It was widely reported last month that large number defective kits from China to test COVID-19 were supplied to many laboratories in West Bengal and other states by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) producing many “false negative” results to detect the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. False negative test results not only give false low number of …

Doctor Found Guilty For “Dog Dialysis” In Premier Government Hospital Is Chosen For Top Position To Combat COVID-19 By Mamata Banerjee’s Government: PBT Appeals To The Governor

Dr. Pradip Kumar Mitra, retired director of Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education & Research (IPGMER) and SSKM Hospital, premier state-run super-speciality medical center in Kolkata, was recalled this week and posted as the chief “Coordinator” for the Management and Containment of COVID-19 Pandemic (MCCP) by West Bengal government. Dr. Mitra has a grossly tainted background …

Member of Mamata Banerjee’s COVID-19 “Global Advisory Board” was Arrested by New York Police On Criminal Sexual Harassment Charges: Dr. Thomas Thomas Frieden Pleaded Guilty In 2019 to Avoid Jail

As controversy erupted with selection of a convicted physician, Dr. Sukumar Mukherjee, to the “Global Advisory Board” (GAB) to frame medical plans for controlling the COVID-19 pandemic in West Bengal, a second member of the elite GAB, a US-based physician, Thomas Frieden, is also reported to have an equally checkered past. Dr. Frieden was arrested …

PBT’s PIL in SC Against Reckless Use of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19: Apex Court Asks Solicitor General to Bring It to ICMR

PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha appeared “in person” through “live” videoconferencing from USA to argue before a 3-judge Supreme Court bench of Justices R.V. Ramana, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and B.R. Gavai in the PIL filed by PBT seeking changes to the widespread recommended “treatment guidelines” for use of unapproved anti-malarial drug, Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and broad-spectrum …