Healthcare has become a business and so has the field of medical education which is funded largely by students in the management quota. Private hospitals are more focussed on finding better markets to establish their brand names while Government hospitals have few facilities to deal with a massive caseload. Both sets of medical professionals however enter their careers under the Hippocratic oath. But in practice, quality comes only at a high price.

T.S. Somasundaram

Ramanathapuram

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