January 3, 2013
India’s Supreme Court said Thursday that unregulated clinical trials of new drugs were causing “havoc” in the country as it ordered the health ministry to monitor any new applications for tests.
The comments were made during a hearing on a petition detailing deaths and health problems caused by clinical trials carried out on Indians, often without their knowledge or consent.
“Uncontrolled clinical trials are causing havoc to human life,” Justice RM Lodha observed.
This article was posted: Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 11:03 am