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Kozhikode doctors plan court action over claims by homeopaths

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3483 (Published 25 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3483
  1. Sanjeet Bagcchi
  1. 1Kolkata

The Kozhikode branch of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) is planning to take legal action against the Indian Homeopathic Medical Association in response to misleading information about treating communicable diseases, The Hindu has reported.1

A 19 June article in the newspaper said that the IMA’s complaint followed a recent report in a “popular Malayalam daily” in which the homeopathic association claimed that “excess use of medicines was a major reason for the increase in fever deaths” in …

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