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An Empirical Study on Perception, Attitude and Practice of Generic Medicines among the Physicians of Primary Health Care Hospitals of Rural Gujarat

Author : Hardi Raval 1 Dr. Rachna Gandhi 2

Date of Publication :30th September 2020

Abstract: The health-care expenses are boosting day by day and this has become a solemn apprehension for the health-care system universally. (Aday & Cornelius, 2006) WHO has reported that total health-care expenditures of developing countries have in many developing countries is 80% of out-of-pocket costs. The expense on the medicines is one of the key components in concern to expenditure. (Brains&Company, 2019)That is the reason of keeping the cost of medicine least, but this shouldn’t have impact on the quality aspect of the medicaments. As we plan to provide a high notch health services framework to the society with restricted accessible assets, expanded utilization of genetic prescriptions can bring moderateness of health care system without trading off the quality. (Chong, Hassali, & Bahari, 2010)

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