Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - Mazar-Sharif: Javed Saraji, Director of Public Health Law Implementation Review of Balkh Province, said regarding the protest of the citizens of Mazar-Sharif city that some doctors in this city are prescribing coded prescriptions for their own pharmacies to patients, said: the officials in the department Public health of Balkh Province is determined and serious in the field of law enforcement and takes serious legal action against violators.
He clarified that a large number of health clinics, pharmacies and profit-seeking doctors in Mazar-e-Sharif city were blocked and banned from working due to violations and breaking the law, and we will not allow them to turn the process of treating people's health into a profitable business.
He added: "Yes, the existence of profiteering doctors is not denied, but there is serious monitoring by the officials of the Public Health Department of Balkh province every day, and the serious performance and implementation of laws is a warning for profiteering doctors, and they should stop doing this and pollute the sacred profession of medicine. And don't call them bad."
On the other hand, Lamar, one of the drug sellers in Mazar-e-Sharif, confirmed that some of the prescriptions prescribed by doctors are encrypted or coded, and said that we have witnessed that patients or their companions bring the doctor's prescription but it is not read. understand and give the medicine to the patient.
He pointed out that doctors and experts in the field of medicine and public health all took an oath to be honest and not to betray, and we request that such acts not be done and prevented.
Meanwhile, a number of citizens of Mazar-e-Sharif objected to doctors' coded prescriptions and said: The patient goes to the doctor for treatment, but after receiving the prescription, he has to go to the treating doctor's pharmacy, otherwise the drug seller will not be able to read the prescription.
They added: The coded prescription medicine is sold about 200 to 1000 Afghani more than the price of the original medicine, and unfortunately they have made a business out of the treatment of people's health, and we want the attention of the government.
It should be mentioned that some profit-seeking doctors are partners in the pharmacy or take money from the pharmacy on the basis of a contract for introducing patients, and this process has provoked the anger of the protesting people.