Indian doctors condemn move to fund treatments abroad for civil servants

An announcement by the Indian government that civil service officers will be reimbursed for approved medical treatments they receive outside India has led to calls of hypocrisy from doctors.

A circular from the Department of Personnel and Training earlier this month extends the benefit of medical treatment outside India to staff in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), the Indian Police Service (IPS), and the Indian Forest Service (IFoS) as well as …

 

Read full article by Dr Soumyadeep B at British Medical Journal 

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