Month: February 2021

Dr. Kunal Saha Has “Fundamental Right” To Argue For Victims Of Medical Negligence In Consumer Courts, Police Must Act To Prevent Any Attempt Of Obstruction: Historic Judgment By Calcutta High Court

In a landmark judgment that may have major implications for countless victims of medical negligence seeking justice after losing their loved one to wrong treatment, Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya of Calcutta High Court allowed a writ petition filed by PBT president, Dr. Kunal Saha, holding that Dr. Saha, who has been appearing to argue “medical negligence” …

Unproven Claim of COVID-19 Cure with Ayurvedic Drug by Health Minister: PBT Files Complaint with U.P. Medical Council Seeking Cancellation of Dr. Harsh Vardhan’s Medical Registration for Violation of MCI Code of Ethics

Indian health minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, who is also a bona fide allopathic medical doctor was in the news across the country for openly and publicly endorsing a new Ayurvedic drug, Coronil, manufactured by Patanjali Research Institute, standing next to the well-know Yoga-guru Swami Ramdev, claiming that this is the first medicine that can even …

Why Medical Negligence Battles Are Seldom Won By Patients? – New Article Highlights Glaring Flaws In The System For Medical Justice

A new thought-provoking article, “The dangerous doctors who get away”, published earlier this week in the “Morning Context” underscores decades of high-profile medical negligence cases that brings to light the almost non-existent to get equitable medical justice by the hapless victims of medical negligence. The report also describes how the seemingly untouchable and influential members …

Unscientific Use of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Treatment: PBT Sends Notice to ICMR and Drug Regulators to Provide Full Information About Adverse-drug-reaction (ADR) and Death

Indian health authorities including ICMR and Ministry of Health went on a massive propaganda recommending unproven anti-malarial drug, Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), to combat COVID-19 soon after coronavirus pandemic started in India almost one year ago. Despite no supporting scientific evidence and serious warnings for potential cardiac problems from leading medical groups including American Health Association (AHA), …

Mamata Banerjee’s “Swasthya Sathi” Scheme Discriminatory and Unconstitutional: PBT Sends Legal Notice Seeking Changes

In the recent pre-election months, Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal Government has been touting the “Swasthya Sathi” medical scheme with boisterous claims that all residents of West Bengal will be covered under free health insurance program paid by the state government that will pay up to Rs. 5 lakh each year to cover hospital charges. Of …