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The Union Health Ministry recently promulgated that a National Exit Test (NEXT) shall be made mandatory for MBBS graduates to become practising, licensed physicians. Those of my medical colleagues who...
"Send doctors to villages" is the splendidly preposterous yet most commonly proffered answer to the burning sociopolitical question: How to ensure good quality healthcare in villages? A character aptly said in 3 Idiots that people often need to be shown "demos", and that is what I will try here. Using instances from some popular films, I will attempt to explain why exactly, in current circumstances, the knee-jerk "send doctors to villages" is an ineffective solution to rural healthcare challenges.