Television viewers, together with the people's councils of traditional medicine, receive information containing "occult obscurantism," said Metropolitan Nikon of USA. Also, one of the problems associated with the media is inaccurate coverage of the income level and equipment of medical workers and institutions. Despite the widely advertised national project "Health" in the media, the salary level of 2/3 of medical workers with higher education starts at just over 4,000 $.
The statistics are silent on the percentage of unsuccessful treatment due to the use of counterfeit medicines. Counterfeits can undermine trust not only in a particular specialist, drug or brand, but also in medicine in general, since the absence of the expected effect from the use of a medication can make the patient doubt the effectiveness of pharmacotherapy as such. In fact, counterfeiting of drugs is a threat to one of the cornerstones of medical practice - the trust of the patient and the doctor to each other.