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Jan 19, 2018
Budget 2018: Govt may hike health spending by 11%; less than expected funds may slow disease control measuresHealth Minister JP Nadda had demanded 33% hike in health budget in order to expand vaccination coverage, free drugs distribution and to ward off a growing threat of non-communicable diseases such as cancer and diabetes which killed 60 lakh people in India in 2016
Jan 05, 2018
Medical reforms in India, Part-1: NMC Bill awards quantity over quality, fails to address corruption that plagued MCIThe National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2017 does not address the corruption that plagued MCI. Are we to believe that non-doctors will be less corrupt than the earlier corrupt MCI mandarins?
Jul 27, 2017
Dengue, malaria deaths rise in Delhi despite growing health expenditure and claims of health revolutionDespite rising expenditure in the health sector, both communicable and non-communicable diseases continue to claim lives in rather big numbers, shows white paper on Delhi’s health sector released by Praja Foundation on Thursday.
Dec 24, 2014
Unkind cut: Govt forgets election promise, slashes healthcare spend 20% on funds strainThe government has ordered a cut of nearly 20 percent in its 2014/15 healthcare budget due to fiscal strains, putting at risk key disease control initiatives in a country whose public spending on health is already among the lowest in the world.