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and advisory committees and panels. Finally, every health minister soon enough collects around him a group of doctors on whom he relies, often more than on those more formally associated with the Government. There is no denying that many of the doctors who have the Government's ear in one capacity or the other are highly successful professionals; some of them are also exceedingly competent But taken as a whole they have clone very well for themselves out of the system of private medicine to which they arc fully committed; such knowledge as they have of public health services is gleaned from the advanced Western countries where these services are an adjunct to the system of private medicine. No wonder the pharmaceutical industry finds them

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