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    Research and development in Pharma industry:

    Every medical product has to be tried and tested before being launched in the market. It is the pharmaceutical companies and research organizations who normally conduct these trials and tests to ensure the safety and effectiveness of the medicine, before it is launched in the market. A Clinical Research Associate (CRA) is the person who is responsible for conducting these tests, while adhering to the rules and regulations laid by the government and also ensuring the health and safety of people. These tests are done on healthy people as well as on patients suffering from some illness.

    Seal your future with a clinically approved profession:

    Are you a science graduate? Or someone with an experience in health care? Or may be you are just somebody, waiting to have a budding career in health care/medical science. If yes, then you must consider opting for Clinical Research Training. In India, the Clinical Research industry is growing at an enormous rate of 30% annually. It is estimated that in the next 5 years, the world will need at least 50,000 trained professionals. So the number speaks as to how big an industry, you can actually be tapping into. Not only is it one of the growing industry, but it also offers great financial packages. You can earn anywhere from Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 40,000. Isnt that good enough to get a head start!

    How far can you go as a CRA?

    Clinicians, pharmacists and therapists who can conduct clinical research in a multi-disciplinary research environment, are the need of the hour. There is a growing requirement of clinical researchers, who have the ability to convert clinical knowledge into practice and deliver high quality care.

    Once you become a qualified CRA, there is no turning back. You have diverse options to go even further. The various positions that can be explored include; Clinical Research Coordinators (CRC), CRA Managers, Project Managers, Research & Development Project Managers, GCP QA/QC Auditors, Data Managers/Biostatisticians, Regulatory Affairs & Compliance Professionals, Safety Managers, Corporate Managers, Clinical Research Trainers, Clinical Site Managers and Business Development Professionals.

    In India, you can find institutes that offer specific courses in Clinical Research Training. Study the institute before getting enrolled and learn more about the qualification and experience of the teachers. Once you are sure of most of these, you are all set for a bright future ahead.

    User | 09 10 17 - 05:13 | |

    With the tremendous growth in the medical sector, we have also started coming across the term ‘clinical negligence’ more often. It basically refers to incorrect or erroneous diagnosis/treatment by a medical practitioner. It could be negligence by doctors, surgeons, dentists, nurses, midwives, physiotherapists or hospital management. Clinical negligence further leads to personal injury. This could be hazardous to people physically as well as emotionally. One may not be aware of their rights while in such an unforeseen situation.

    When in the United Kingdom , people are entitled to a specific set of rights which may be unknown to them in case of clinical negligence. One may not know several aspects such as the patients need to be warned of the risks of a particular treatment, and likewise.  You can claim for clinical negligence and get acquainted of all the necessary information through clinical negligence helpline centers.

    The advice centers are usually free of cost.

    Based on the claims, an appropriate action is taken and you get the deserved compensation. You could apply for medical compensation in varying situations such as wrong diagnosis, delay in treatment, incorrect prescription, error during operation/surgery and problems faced during pregnancy or child birth, to name a few.

    Claiming for your rights due to medical negligence is of importance as it could help recover the immense losses caused due to the irresponsible behavior of others. Wrong diagnosis could lead to treating you of a disease that you aren’t suffering from. This could lead to several other problems and infections. Further, you may have faced the NHS waiting list causing delay in the treatment. This delay could turn out to be quite harmful.

    It is also your right to claim for losses due to negligence in case the doctor fails to diagnose the disease and sent back the patient home. This could worsen the health condition. The delay could also lead to other ailments. Several negligence or say physical injury cases are seen during pregnancy and child birth. The child could also contract Cerebral Palsy which leaves the brain damaged. There are also instances when the ailment is diagnosed but the patients are given wrong prescriptions. The intake of the wrong drugs doesn’t help the cause rather lead to worsen medical conditions.

    By seeking advice, one will clearly know the conditions when they can claim for negligence. The severity of the case is also taken under consideration. One may have had losses at work due to the physical injury caused by others leading to a mental trauma. Through negligence claims, you can fight for your rights and get suitable compensation that could help you in the traumatic situation.

    User | 09 10 17 - 05:12 | |

    New Delhi is the capital of India, a country which is one of the largest emerging economies of the world. India is characterized by the fact that although the official language is Hindi, vast majority of the population speaks English and almost all official work gets done in English too. Delhi is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. In contrast, the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings. 

    Delhi has an area of 1,483 sq km and is situated at Latitudinal parallel: 28.3oN and Longitudinal meridian: 77.13oE. It is 293 m above sea level and has a population of 13.85million (Census 2001).

    The temperatures vary from 45oC (Max) – usually in May – Jun to 5oC (Min) -usually in Dec – Jan. People of Delhi embrace a modern lifestyle. Delhi has always been a Cosmopolitan city where one would find people from all parts of India. Overall, Delhi is a very multi-linguist and multi-cultured society which has now opened itself to embracing every new custom and tradition. 

    With more and more tourists coming to Delhi, the government has a special ministry to look into the well being of visitors. Tours and travel agencies in the city provide tourism services ranging from accommodation to guide and sight-seeing. Delhi tourism department has set up help desk services for foreign tourists who can find all necessary information about the city.

    With the opening up of the economy and advancements in Medical Infrastructure, more and more patients from countries all over the world are flocking to India for all types of treatments including IVF (invitro fertilization) and ICSI.

    They have many advantages coming here for their treatments vis a vis other countries. The Doctors in India are among the best all over the world as the entire medical profession; from teaching in Medical Colleges to professionally practicing Doctors come under the gambit of the Medical Council of India which ensures quality in education and practice. Second is the cost of treatment, which is much less compared to treatments anywhere else in the world. Third is the cutting edge technology available in the hospitals here. Fourth is the ease of communication as English is the chief means of communication in New Delhi. Other languages spoken are e Hindi , Urdu, Punjabi and Bangla. Translators of all main languages of the world are easily available. Lastly, patients who want to exercise the option of egg donation IVF cycle or surrogacy in IVF during their treatment in Delhi can find healthy donors and surrogates too.

    It is no surprise that we have patients coming in from USA, Europe, Australia, South East Asia and the middle East coming here to get IVF (invitro fertilization) done, with good success rates and ease of cost.

    User | 09 10 17 - 05:11 | |