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Never deny treatment just because the patient is poor
eMediNexus,  24 January 2022
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A doctor cannot deny treatment to a patient on account of financial constraints.In a case titled “Mohd. Ahmed (Minor) vs Union of India & Ors., W.P.(C) 7279/2013”, vide judgment dated 17 April, 2014, where a laborer filed a complaint against a hospital for denying treatment to his child who had a life-threatening illness, the Hon’ble Delhi High Court held that lack of Government planning is responsible for pricing out of orphan drugs for rare and chronic diseases. Only beca...
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