Indian Journal of Medical Ethics
Vol 4, No 2 (1996)
April – June 1996
Doctors abetting artful dodgers
Sunil. K. Pandya
Organs for sale
Janet Radcliffe Richards
Family physician-the need of the hour
Anand K. Joshi
Erosion of medical ethics
Satya Pal Dang
Women's sexuality dominated by men
Resident doctors on strike
Should doctors strike work?
Medical decisions as seen by philosophers
D. S. Srotri
Hospital Ethics Committee
Sunil K. Pandya
From other journals
All's not well with clinical trials
Hand Book on Medical Ethics
Medical ethics and the practitioner
A promising new journal
Seminar on ethical and legal issues in health care organised by FIAMC Bio-medical Ethics Centre
Sunil K. Pandya
Ethics in health care - a report
S G Kabra
Doctors and targets
A physician's prayer
Making sense of illness. The social psychology of health and disease
Declaration of Lisbon on rights of the patient
Draft New Education Policy offers contentious remedies for a structural malady in medical studies
July 25, 2019: Read More..
Should doctors go beyond advising patients?
July 22, 2019: Read More..
Students paid up to £3,500 to catch potentially deadly diseases for science.
February 6, 2019:
All India Drug Action Network (AIDAN):
Press Release - Patients affected by Johnson & Johnson faulty ASR hip implants demand seat at the table in deciding their fate; demand accountability and ask for participation in the process.
September 15, 2018.
Gerald Gartlehner et al.
Why we resigned
, September 15, 2018:
Peter C Gøtzsche.
A moral governance crisis: The growing lack of democratic collaboration and scientific pluralism in Cochrane.
Nordic Cochrane Centre.
September 14, 2018.
Doctors seek changes to sex test rules.
May 21, 2018:
Impact factors fail in evaluating scientists. Why does the UGC still use them?
April 18, 2018:
George Thomas & Prathap Tharyan,
Publish and Perish?
April 17, 2018.
Sex survey 2018: The elephant at the workplace,
March 1, 2018
Over 24,000 clinical trial deaths and SAEs in India in ten years.
The Sunday Guardian, New Delhi:
5 November 2017
Indian Medical Association asks that doctors be excused from participating in execution of convicts.
Ekatha Ann John.
Chennai Medical students unlikely to be altruistic doctors: Study.
Times of India, Chennai edition:
October 9, 2017:
Yogesh Jain, Keshav Desiraju.
We Are Right in Mourning Gorakhpur but We Must Learn From It Too.
September 13, 2017:
Robert F Kennedy, Jr.
Hiding vaccine-related deaths with semantic sleight-of-hand.
July 18, 2017:
"We don't monitor deaths, we monitor adverse events," says government on deaths after vaccination.
July 7, 2017:
DNA EXCLUSIVE: Govt washes hands of post-vaccination deaths.
July 6, 2017:
WHO's new AEFI classification puts kids at risk.
July 6, 2017 :
WHO's revised norms are allowing the use of unsafe vaccines.
July 5, 2017:
George Thomas, J Amalorpavanathan.
Doctors under siege.
. April 15, 2017:
Doctors turn sales representatives in live surgery telecasts.
. April 16, 2017:
Will mandatory sex-determination prevent sex-selective abortions or endanger pregnant women?
. April 11, 2017:
Anumeha Yadav, Menaka Rao.
Who will own your data when your electronic heath records are linked to Adhaar?
. April 5, 2017:
A new bill on public health emergencies allows for dubious restrictions of citizens' liberties.
. March 31, 2017:
Use of pellet guns has caused a public health crisis in Kashmir.
March 29, 2017:
More focus needed on palliative care.
. March 25, 2017
Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed,
A tale of exploitation.
Government’s cap on the absurdly high prices of stents is a good first step.
February 18, 2017:
Doctors allege illegal organ trade on the rise in major hospitals too.
February 13, 2017:
(Telecast) November 15, 2016:
(With English Subtitles).
Read English summary here
Peter Gotzsche, Director, Nordic Cochrane. Centre.
Letter to Head of Broadcast Compliance, RTE, on False statements on on Irish national TV (RTE) about the Nordic Cochrane Centre in documentary about HPV vaccines
. December 1, 2016:
Reply to complaint against European Medicines Agency's handling of suspected harms of HPV vaccines
. November 8, 2016:
How to create a fever outbreak: Lessons from East Delhi
Ivan Oransky, Adam Marcus.
Why an obscure Indian journal has an impressive – and growing – international stature
September 9, 2016:
Back to basics: Indian Psychiatric Society warns doctors against sexual relations with patients.
September 8, 2016:
George Thomas, C Rammanohar Reddy,
Privileging primary care.
August 30, 2016:
, Bioethicist alleges "publication bias" at NEJM,
, August 20, 2016:
Guidelines for doctors on sexual boundaries, professional ethics.
August 19, 2016:
Dr Death practised for nine years after being blacklisted.
. August 18, 2016. Available from:
New governmant regulations water down clinical trial safety norms.
August 12, 2016.:
Better buy than die? The unfortunate enduring saga of organ sales in India.
August 3, 2016:
Should hospitals give patients unbanked blood to save their lives?
. August 5, 2016.
Amar Jesani, IJME Editor,
As a second kidney racket is unearthed in two months, are hospitals getting away too lightly?
July 15, 2016.
PT Jyothi Datta.
Why it is difficult to cut out organ black marketeers.
July 8, 2016:
Unethical cancer trials in India may have led to 254 pointless deaths, claims American doctor.
. February 8, 2016
Spotlight on living, dying and dignity.
. January 29, 2016. Available from:
Times News Network.
Aruna Shanbaug case: Forget euthanasia, even 'do not resuscitate' option not available.
. May 20, 2015.
Ekatha Ann John.
Doctors do avoidable surgeries to meet corporate targets
. April 1, 2015.
Access to pain relief is India's ethical obligation.: Indian journal of medical ethics
March 24, 2015.
Doctors for ethical practices
Jan 22, 2015.
Doctors give drugs without knowing side-effects: Study
| 5 Nov, 2014.
Remove mercury from all vaccines
Oct 28, 2014.
Doctors appeal for mercury-free vaccines
Oct 31, 2014.
Cervical cancer screening trials in India spark controversy
May 1, 2014;348:g3038.
Row over clinical trial as 254 Indian women die
Apr 21, 2014
Health networks demand justice for Dr Payal Tadvi, condemn the caste based discrimination in medical education institutions
Announcement about Maiden Bioethics Essay Competition winners
Jana Swasthya Abhiyan Statement on Implications of Interim Union Budget 2019-20 for health
Doctors with Disabilities protests MCI Board of Governors’ stand on admission to persons with disabilities to MBBS course.
Statement demanding justice for Dr Kafeel Khan
Public Statement: Gross violation of human rights due to the mandatory linking of Aadhar to health and allied social security schemes
Health Professionals’ Pledge Against Torture
A call for support
Fifth National Bioethics Conference
Ethics of health research: developing the COHRED Fairness Index
MFC Statement on Escalating Challenges to Health in India
Medico Friend Circle condemns the arrest of Dr. Saibal Jana
MFC welcomes the stinging report on cleaning up medical education regulation
Appeal of Indian Doctors for Ethical Practice (IDEP)
Public Debate EoLC @ TISS on July 16, 2016
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