Rich or poor receive the same standards of healthcare in the west, especially in an emergency. In India, rich receive the best while the poor are left in the lurch. Medical insurance is one easy solution. If a child is insured from birth, with just Rs. 1 a day kept apart for health insurance, most diseases can be covered under that in adulthood.

Dr. Sathishkumar Mohanakrishnan

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