"Firstly, implementing a state-run healthcare system is not a way of reducing levels of counterfeit medicines. The Member of Parliament’s rather bizarre comparison between France and ‘Africa’ would be amusing if it wasn’t so dangerously misleading. One could just as easily look at the situation in the USA, where there is no universal healthcare system (as yet) and extremely low levels of counterfeit medicines.
Piyush Diwan, 14th December 2008, "Presence of flourishing fake medicine racket in Orissa confirmed by Vigilance reports”,
“Why watchdogs failed to bark”, 27th March 2010"