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Even the doctors were asked to prescribe medicines by it's Generic names that to written in clear bold letters not in unreadable hand writings, that is also not followed. The MNC n local pharma companies have ruled the world.
Sir, that's why govt started opening medicine shops namely, Pradhanmantri Jan aushadh Kendra's thought the medicines are very cheap but there is some element of doubt ,whether such medicines have right content in weight or units
This shows that pharma companies ,doctors both are not obliged to follow govt.directives.
Day by day the medical treatments n services are becoming more n more costlier , the Mediclaim insurance policy business has made it even still costlier. Who can afford it?
Simply copying Western countries in indian socio - economic conditions is not a wise decision.
Ministers, the sr.babus can get treated abroad at public money but what about service class people. Let there be many yojanaa like Ayushman or Maa, but it is all like patch work.
Had govt extended the our own medical schemes ESIS, covering all the citizens just by contributing by individual rupees 10- 20 per month, we would not have to dependent on FOREIGN MEDICAL INSURANCE COMPANIES , who are simply drains money from individual ,increasing premium, cap on age bar, limiting benefits n all other one sided conditions.
Neither the citizens or consumer forums or Govt taking care of it. Just simply formed a Authority like IRDA, which is Tiger without teeth n nails.
Jai Hind more