India Govt to set up treatment guidelines for hospitals

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HospitalChandigarh: The union health ministry has constituted a technology assessment board that will set up guidelines for government hospitals across the country on how to treat patients and which medicines should be prescribed.

The board will be headed by Dr M S Valiathan, national research professor, along with experts like Dr V M Katoch, secretary, health research, government of India. “The board has been set up and we have begun deliberations,” said Dr Katoch.

“A structured system will be set up which will continue in such a way that there will be evidence-based way for treatment followed in the government run hospitals,” according to Dr Katoch.[Source]