Quack Medical Practitioners running amok in Telangana: PIL in HC

Varun Chirumamilla November 8 2017
Andhra Pradesh

A PIL alleging that Rural Medical Practitioners (RMPs) and Private Medical Practitioners (PMPs) are recklessly endangering the lives of citizens was admitted by the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh High Court yesterday.

A Division Bench of Acting Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and Justice Abhinand Kumar Shavili was informed that these practitioners were only competent to provide first aid, prescribe over-the-counter medication, and administer drugs prescribed by a qualified practitioner .

The petitioner's counsel S Sandeep . . .

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