Truth vs Hype: Punjab's 'Ghost' Doctors

PUBLISHED ON: January 16, 2016 | Duration: 21 min, 56 sec

   
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Imagine being treated by a doctor who is not fully trained, because his/her college used what is known as ghost faculty, private practitioners who are rented out to medical colleges - not to actually teach - but to simply to get the permission to operate. This business - of renting doctors, even patients - is an organised racket across India, but we investigate it in Punjab, where a group of insiders are attempting to expose it. The government, far from showing interest, appears to be hushing it up, which only shows the extent to which the tentacles of this enterprise has penetrated the system.
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