Phas Gaya - Being Stuck
Photo and caption by Enrico Fabian
A father of two is standing on top of a run-down toilet house that many drug users use as a place for injecting and a shelter for the night. India, also known as the pharmacy of the Third World, is one of the biggest producers of generic drugs worldwide. The vast variety of up to standard and most importantly affordable pharmaceuticals gives millions of people the chance to treat their illnesses. But the lack of trade monitoring, the cover-up through corruption and the ignorance and greed of the pharmacists have also gotten these medicines, meant to heal, to help people, into the wrong hands.
Location: Jahangirpuri, Delhi, India