Saturday, December 05, 2009

Medical body under CIC scanner for endorsement

A right to Information (RTI) battle by a doctor against his colleagues for endorsing two Pepsi products has made the Central Information Commission (CIC) direct the Medical Council of India (MCI), a statutory body to regulate standards of medical practice in the country, to take up the issue with their Ethics Committee. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) had, under a cloud of controversy, gone ahead and given its seal of approval to Pepsi's Tropicana fruit juices and Quaker cereals. Dr K V Babu, a native of Kannur district in Kerala and a life member with the IMA, chose to stand back from his fellowmen to question how ethical is it for doctors to support Pepsi's commercial products.
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