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Substance Abuse and Crimes: Affecting the Youth of the Country

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In our country, the use of illegal drugs among youths is on the rise. Our country's condition regarding the use of drugs and other psychotropic substances is critical, as over 90% of consumptio...

Mental Health And Justice System In India

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Our emotional, psychological and social well-being are all part of our mental health. It has an impact on the way we think, feel, act. It also influences how we deal with the stress, interact w...

Right to Healthcare

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"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold or silver."~ Mahatma Gandhi Introduction Right to healthcare is not recognised expressly under the Constitution of India how...

Current Status of Mental Healthcare in India

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Mental healthcare and issues regarding mental health are as important as physical health. Indian laws have recognized the importance of mental healthcare ever since 1987, but mental health has al...

Repealing the Epidemic Diseases act 1897: Need of the hour

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With the cases of COVID-19 rising in India, the Government continues to rely upon the colonial era legislation, the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to bring the situation under control. The Supreme C...

Law Related To Covid 19: Legal Framework Across The Globe

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With Covid-19, we've made it to the life raft. Dry land is far away - Marc Lipsitch Coronavirus, Covid- 19, Pandemic, Biological disaster, many are the terms which only leads to disastrous end...

NPPA Caps Trade Margin For Six Essential Medical Devices

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From 709% TO 70% - NPPA Caps the trade margin for oxygen concentrator, pulse oximeter, blood pressure monitoring machine, nebulizer, digital thermometer and glucometer with an aim to make these...

Medico-Legal Case Study: Vaccination

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Background Debate on whether vaccination should be made compulsory through law is vexed and centres on the rights of the community versus those of the individual – in particular, their right to...

Bridging The Gender Gap In Healthcare: The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act,...

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India has been struggling with gender inequality for a long time. In the Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Index 2020, India ranks 112th[1]. This inequality infiltrates all aspects of human li...

Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substance

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The term narcotic within the legal sense is kind of different from that utilized within the medical context which denotes a sleep-inducing agent. Legally, a narcotic drug can be an opiate (a tr...