What’s in your bag?

In a move to improve access to medicine, the government is launching a pilot programme that will see patients in western universities be offered up to a quarter of a million rupees ($2,400) to see a specialist in their local area.The government says the initiative will see the average patient’s costs fall by up to […]

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How medicine was once white and male

Western medicine is a relic of the past, but there’s a good chance it could still be saved.The American College of Physicians, a medical accrediting body, recently released a report that looked at the medical practices of the early western world.It found that western medicine was based on scientific ideas about what medicine should be.The […]

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