Revising the Hippocratic Oath
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19-07-2017, 01:37 PM (This post was last modified: 19-07-2017 01:44 PM by Szuchow.)
RE: Revising the Hippocratic Oath
(19-07-2017 01:21 PM)Jeanne Wrote:  Unfortunately, the cost of "inventing" new medicines, techniques, equipment, etc. that goes into the diagnostic and healing process relies on the free market.

Or...is that fortunately? Are our socialist/communist nations "inventing" such new stuff?

At any rate, this "inventing" is very, very expensive. Many of us owe our lives to it.

What epronovost said.

Also you do understand that socialism ≠ communism? In fact no such thing as communism ever was for communism is nothing more than vague Marx dream having as much to do with economy as with other areas of human activity.

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19-07-2017, 01:38 PM
RE: Revising the Hippocratic Oath
Yes, doctors/researchers in "socialist/communist" nations are "inventing" new medical treatments and equipment:

To name only a few, recent inventions: first HIV prevention vaccine, discovery of a new anti-malaria agent, first infant meningitis vaccine

http://innovativemedicines.ca/medicines/timeline/

And invented in a health care system in which the "profit" motive is minimized, imagine that ...

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