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    • Meeting of experts on doctor-patient relationship 

      World Health Organizatiorn, Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎SEA-HSD-346, 2011)‎
      The need for strengthening the doctor-patient relationship has been voiced in several forums. A good relationship between doctors and patients is an important dimension of the quality of health care. The pressing demands on the doctor's time and the heavy dependence on technology for diagnostic and therapeutic practices has perhaps diluted the personal touch that is so necessary for a conducive doctor-patient relationship. The doctor-patient relationship is affected by a multitude of sociocultural, economic, political and health systems-related ...