Profit-seeking hospitals were charging exorbitant fees and prescribing unnecessary and expensive medications. Official said health institutions putting profit ahead of other functions not only adds burdens to patients, but seriously undermines the image of both medical personnel and public health departments.
Many consumers simply do not look at labels when making purchases and , of those that do, a good proportion do not understand the information. According to the survey results, the countries like Japan, Finland and Dutch, their consumers were the least likely to check the contents.Those iving in India, Thailand and Malaysia, however, topped the list by checking labels the most often.
Data in China shows that the male to female ratio of infections has
changed dramatically in just a few years from 5:1 in the 1990s to
the current 2:1, in some areas, the ratio have reached 1:1.Most of
the recent infections in women have been sexually transmitted; some of
them belong to the high-risk group of prostitutes, while others are
just ordinary housewives or career women, infected by their husbands.