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New Ethics and Consent Guidelines Pillars for Safety in India

September 13, 2019

In March 2019, the Health Ministry of India released new guidelines for clinical research. What is the state of pre-market and post-market safety for patients and drugs in India, six months after these new guidelines were announced? Dr. Srikanth Krishnamurthy, a consulting pulmonologist at Sri Bala Medical Centre and Hospital, discusses the pre-market clinical research safety perspective; and Dr. J. Vijay Venkatraman, Managing Director and CEO at Oviya MedSafe, contributes the perspective of post-market drug safety in India.