No MRs in hospital premises, prescribe generic medicines only: SKIMS missive

'New launch may be communicated by e-mails only'
SKIMS SouraFile/ GK

Srinagar, Jul 25: The SKIMS administration on Tuesday curtailed the visits of Medical Representatives into hospital premises.

"It has been conveyed by Director General Health Services, Government of India and endorsed by Director SKIMS & Ex. Officio Secretary to Government, that all the medications prescribed in Government Hospitals should be Generic Medicines only and not in any case branded medicines,” read the circular issued by SKIMS, as reported by the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO). 

“In this regard, it is also reiterated that visits of Medical Representatives to Government Hospitals premises are completely curtailed. Any information about new launch may be communicated by e-mail only," it read further. 

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