ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Southen Africa- Sharpening Struggle

September 11, 1976 total expenditure on medicines by the three hospitals taken together, individually, the percentage of open market purchases was 57 for Safdarjang, 59 for Willingdon and 83 for Irwin. What this decree of dependence on the open market means in terms of the prices paid by the hospitals for medicines is brought out by the comparison made by the Comptroller and Auditor General of the open market prices actually paid by the hospitals and the DGS and D rates at which the companies were supposed to supply certain drugs. The results of the comparison are given in the Table.

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