India’s Rural Health Care System Needs Reform, Study Shows
Deutsche Welle: Treating India’s ailing rural health care
“Treating diarrhea and pneumonia among children often requires a fairly simple intervention, such as administering life-saving oral rehydration salts. But instead, Indian doctors are often prescribing unnecessary antibiotics or other drugs that may actually worsen illness — according to a recent study coming out of Duke University in the United States…” (Krishnan, 2/25).
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