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Editorial Policy

Editorial Policy

Minerva Medical Treatment  Pvt Ltd( “Minerva” or “we”) which operates medicaldialogues.in and its subdomains (hereafter collectively called Medical Dialogues) is committed to provide its readers with updated, accurate, verified medical ,health news, and information  through the medium of its content. Our content including news articles, opinions, blogs, interviews is created and/or edited by our expert team, that includes doctors, healthcare researchers and scientific writers, who review all medical information to keep them in line with the latest evidence-based medical information and accepted health guidelines by established medical organisations of the world.

Our ongoing endeavour at Medical Dialogues is to ensure that our content meets the highest journalistic/editorial standards, focusing on fairness, accuracy, independence, transparency, and objectivity. Medical Dialogues’ editorial content, including news, features, and reference, is developed independently of the advertising and promotional content available on any of the websites, all of which is clearly labeled as such in accordance with our advertising policy and editorial policy for sponsored content.

News and featured articles

The content created by Medical Dialogues team is designed to provided timely, unbiased, accurate and relevant medical news to the medical fraternity. The information we post is a result of our journalists’/writer’s/reporter’s/editor’s endeavour in understanding  and unbiasedly reporting the happenings of healthcare industry in India, or medical news coming out of leading journals and medical conferences across the world.  We rely on peer-reviewed medical journals and highly respected health organizations and institutions from india (such as Indian Medical Association,Indian Radiological and Imaging Association) and abroad (JAMA,AMA,AHA,JAHA,BMJ)  as primary sources of information.

Our editors are not provided information about advertisers or commercial supporters of the information they review. Original content contains writer bylines. Members of the editorial team are charged with reporting any conflicts of interest in each story that they are assigned. If a conflict occurs the story will be reassigned to a different reporter, writer and/or editor.

 

User Generated content

At Medical dialogues we do take contributions from leading healthcare professionals across the country, who may/may not be members of medical dialogues- in the form of blogs and/or opinions.  However, any external content/contribution published on Medical Dialogues is first reviewed by our editorial team Our editors review all content prior to publication to ensure adherence to scientific accuracy, our editorial standards, , including disclosure of any relevant financial relationships of expert contributors.

Medical Dialogues editorial team reserves the sole right to decide what external contribution is going to be published on the website and further we reserve the right to remove posts at our sole discretion.

Medical Dialogues does welcome comments on various stories, however, reserve the right to delete comments and even posts  we deem offensive, inaccurate or misleading, as well as those that do not comply with our Terms of Service. If a member posts something misleading or inaccurate, we’ll make our best efforts to identify and delete it, but readers should be aware that user-generated comment is NOT independently verified nor subject to our editorial review process.

Sponsored Content

Medical Dialogues does take sponsored content from various relevant organizations and companies wanting to reach out to the medical and healthcare fraternity in India. The sponsored content is posted as per the advertising policy of Medical Dialogues and is clearly identifiable by the readers by the mention of the word “Sponsored Post” in the source section of each article.

“Sponsored Content” on Medical Dialogues  is content that has been created by, provided by, or influenced by the named sponsor. The Sponsor is responsible for the accuracy and objectivity of Sponsored Content. We do take meaningful steps to help ensure that you do  not confuse Sponsored Content (content that is influenced by the named sponsor) with content that is original to Medical Dialogues or content developed by the Medical Dialogues team editorial team or even the normal user generated content .

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