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Government of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
19-November-2010 15:31 IST
Endorsement of Products by IMA
The ministry received a complaint relating to endorsement of some food products by the Indian medical association (IMA) in 2009. The complaint was forwarded to medical council of India (MCI) for appropriate action. the ethics committee of the MCI, at its meeting held on 9th November 2010, considered the matter and decided to remove the name of president and secretary, IMA from the Indian medical register for a period of six-months and issue a censure letter to all the executive committee members of the IMA to not to repeat such practices in future.

This information was given by Minister for Health and Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad in written reply to a question raised in Lok Sabha today.

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