Compliance Notice to Doctors to prescribe Generic Medicines only

Strict Compliance Notice to Doctors in Central Government Hospitals

File No.2Z.28017/27/2023-SAS-IIi (FTS-8216801)
Govt. of India
M/o Health & Family Welfare
Directorate General of Health Services

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दिनांक 12 मई, 2023

Office Order

It is to be noted that all the Doctors in the Central Government Hospitals/CGHS Wellness Centers / Polyclinics have been instructed time and again to prescribe Generic Medicines ONLY. Despite this, it has been observed that Doctors (including Residents) in some instances continue to prescribe branded medicines. This has been viewed strictly by the competent authority.

  1. This may be noted by all head of institutions, and they may ensure strict compliance by the doctors working under them.
  2. If anyone continues to be non-compliant, he/she shall be liable for further action.
  3. Further, it may be ensured that visits of Medical Representative to hospitals premises are completely curtailed. Any information about a new launch may be communicated by way of email only.

(Dr. Atul Goel)
Director General Health Services

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