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Jul 02, 2019
Govt aims to raise health expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025, health minister Harsh Vardhan tells Rajya SabhaHealth Minister Harsh Vardhan informed the Rajya Sabha that the National Health Policy 2017 envisages increasing the public health expenditure to 2.5 percent of the GDP by 2025
Apr 15, 2019
India faces shortage of 6 lakh doctors, 20 lakh nurses, finds study by US research centre; highlights low govt spending on healthIndia has shortage of an estimated 600,000 doctors and 2 million nurses, say scientists who found that lack of staff who are properly trained in administering antibiotics is preventing patients from accessing live-saving drugs.
Sep 22, 2018
Ayushman Bharat could be India's Big Bang moment in healthcare, but addressal of OPD care issues remains a keyBy giving up to ₹5 lakh health insurance coverage to 10.7 crore families, the government is bringing healthcare to the poorest of the country, and if realised, it promises a revolution
Dec 16, 2017
Payment for healthcare services is making the world poorer, says World Bank-WHO report on universal health coverageAt least half the world’s population is unable to access them and many others are forced into extreme poverty by having to pay for healthcare services they cannot afford
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.
Mar 21, 2017
National Health Policy 2017: Experts say expenditure target low as compared to neighbouring countriesThe target of increasing health expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025, set by the National Health Policy 2017, is very low in comparison to what has been achieved by the neighbouring countries
Feb 28, 2013
Budget 2013: Just money won't help public health, we need state incentivesIf anybody thought that Centre’s extra allocation will make a major difference, here is the reality - the real impetus for universal healthcare should actually come from the states which account for 85% of the country’s government-spend.