Kolkata, Sep 25 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said treatment, diagnostics and drugs are now completely free in all Government hospitals in the state.
Taking to her Twitter handle on the occasion Today is 'World Pharmacists Day', Ms Banerjee said, ' Today is World Pharmacists Day. You will be happy to know that for the people of #Bangla, treatment, diagnostics, and drugs is NOW completely FREE in all Govt hospitals. ' ' Also, 115 Fair Price Medicine Shops are functional in #Bangla, providing discounts up to 77% on MRP, ' the Chief Minister added.
The theme of this year's 'World Pharmacists Day' is "Safe and effective medicine for all," according to the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). The theme aims to highlight the key role that pharmacists play in protecting patient safety through improved medicine use and reduced medication errors. (UNI)