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[India’s] Free-medicines-for-all programme to be launched from October

From the 24 June 2012 post at PG Times

India’s ambitious plan to provide free medicines to all patients attending a government hospital across the country will be launched from October, according to a government report.

Manmohan Singh

Strongly backed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh himself, the free-medicines-for-all scheme has received its first financial allocation of Rs 100 crore from the Planning Commission for 2012-13. The entire programme is estimated to cost Rs 28,560 crore over the 12th Five Year Plan….

June 25, 2012 - Posted by | Public Health | , , ,

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