Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Talking big - lots of hot air from the Indian government

The union government will provide free generic drugs at all public health facilities from April 2012 in an effort to reduce the financial burden on patients, health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here on Monday.

Read more at http://www.aalatimes.com/2012/02/27/free-generic-drugs-at-all-public-health-facilities-azad

What a joke . Making these kind of tall claims makes for lots of applause after the speech; and gives the Hon'ble Minister his 5 minutes of fame in a newspaper article - but the ability of his department to implement these promises is zero.
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