A costly lessonBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39035.454850.BE (Published 07 December 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1206
- Ranjna Garg, specialist registrar, Russell Hall Hospital, Dudley (email@example.com)
In India, patients pay for their prescriptions. Government employees can claim the cost back, but this is not the case for most self employed people or labouring classes who live on a day to day basis. In the first year of my postgraduate training in India, I was asked to help in the medical outpatient clinic. I gave a patient …
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