Daily Archives: 19/04/2017

Modi ji and cheaper medicines

Press Note 18.4.17Dr. Vitull K. Gupta, Chairman, Association of Physicians of India (Malwa Branch) has criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s suggestion of a legal framework under which doctors will have to prescribe generic medicines stating that generic medicines are cheaper than equivalent branded drugs projecting doctors as demons putting the entire blame on doctors. Dr. […]

Doctor bashing 

Doctor bashing both physically and metaphorically seems to be a favourite pastime. Patients and relatives assaulting doctors are becoming frequent if the outcome is not what they expected. Politicians (read Namo) also speaks disparaging about doctors, casting aspersions on their integrity saying they are looting and overcharging patients, writing branded drugs. Every body wants the […]