Only Specifically Trained Doctors to Treat Children With Disabilities, Says MCI


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The Medical Council of India’s directives are intended to prevent children from undergoing unnecessary procedures at the hands of incompetent doctors.
In order to ensure that children with disabilities are not made to go through medical and surgical interventions where they are not required, the Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to abide by instructions from the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) and has said that doctors who are not trained in rehabilitation should limit their treatment of children with disabilities only to their medical illness or disease.

Source : https://thewire.in/119765/only-specifically-trained-doctors-to-treat-children-with-disabilities-says-medical-council-of-india/

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