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Access to Antibiotics

The report by the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) in the US has made the following observations about the antibiotics and their access: Majority of the world’s annual 5.7 million antibiotic-treatable deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. In low- and middle-income countries the mortality burden from treatable bacterial infections far exceeds the estimated ..

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Shortage of Doctors in India

The report by the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) in the US has made the following observations about the healthcare system in India: India has a shortage of an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses. Lack of properly trained staff to administer antibiotics is preventing patients from accessing life-saving drugs. Even when antibiotics are available, patients ..

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