The government proposes to give away free medicines through government hospitals and health centres. This was announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his address to the nation on Independence Day.
The centre has put in place a $ 5.4 million policy to provide free medicine for all. This could change the lives of millions and bring down the out-of-pocket expenditure. The other effect will be that will cut big pharmas out of
India's ambitious plan to provide free medicines to all will be launched from October, says a government report. Strongly backed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh himself, the free-medicines-for-all scheme has received its