Healthcare Sector-2021

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Union Budget 2021: Slashed funds for NREGA, Poshan Abhiyan 2.0, elderly pensions reflect poorly on Centre
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Union Budget 2021: Slashed funds for NREGA, Poshan Abhiyan 2.0, elderly pensions reflect poorly on Centre

The biggest hoodwink is the starved Poshan Abhiyan 2.0, which though merges the Supplementary Nutrition Programme and the Poshan Abhiyan, has been allocated an amount less than what was prescribed for Anganwadi services in 2020

Union Budget 2021: Mission Poshan 2.0 focuses on health-wellbeing, nutrition to fight malnutrition
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Union Budget 2021: Mission Poshan 2.0 focuses on health-wellbeing, nutrition to fight malnutrition

This scheme includes Integrated Child Development Services, Anganwadi Services, Poshan Abhiyaan, Scheme For Adolescent Girls and National Creche Scheme.

Union Budget 2021: Differently-abled people, disability rights NGOs neglected 'again'
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Union Budget 2021: Differently-abled people, disability rights NGOs neglected 'again'

Atma Nirbhar Swasthya Bharat Scheme, the highlight of this budget, focuses on strengthening primary and secondary healthcare centres but doesn't mention persons with disabilities.

Union Budget 2021: Centre to provide Rs 35,000 crore for COVID-19 vaccination in 2021-2022
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Union Budget 2021: Centre to provide Rs 35,000 crore for COVID-19 vaccination in 2021-2022

The Budget outlay for health and well-being is Rs 2.23 lakh crore in 2021-22, as against the Budget Estimate (BE) of Rs 94,452 crore

Union Budget 2021: Bharat Biotech, Serum Institute of India laud higher allocation for healthcare sector
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Union Budget 2021: Bharat Biotech, Serum Institute of India laud higher allocation for healthcare sector

SII CEO Adar Poonawalla said that globally, spending on healthcare infrastructure and vaccines has given countries and their economies the best chance at fighting COVID-19

This is no 1991, but Sitharaman's budget should boost growth, create jobs and stimulate a COVID-hit economy
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This is no 1991, but Sitharaman's budget should boost growth, create jobs and stimulate a COVID-hit economy

The best part of Union Budget 2021, however, is that Nirmala Sitharaman resisted the temptation to slap more cess, surcharges on the taxpaying citizens and refrained from imposing a ‘wealth tax’ to raise revenue.

Union Budget 2021: Banking, health, infra sectors welcome announcements; hospitality, tourism regret lack of immediate support
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Union Budget 2021: Banking, health, infra sectors welcome announcements; hospitality, tourism regret lack of immediate support

Hospitality and Tourism roughly account for 10 percent of India's GDP and employ nearly 9 percent of India's working population and yet, it failed to find space in the Union Budget, FHRAI vice-president Gurbaxish Singh Kohli said

Budget 2021 highlights for healthcare sector: Funds for COVID-19 vaccines, new health intiatives
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Budget 2021 highlights for healthcare sector: Funds for COVID-19 vaccines, new health intiatives

Rs 64,180 crore will be allocated for the Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana over the next six years, to advance primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare.

Union Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman aims to raise resources without raising taxes; a bold step
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Union Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman aims to raise resources without raising taxes; a bold step

From a consumer and healthcare perspective, Union Budget 2021 has a lot of positives. On the healthcare side, COVID-19 pandemic had brought to light India's underspend in healthcare. Budget 2021 has done well by allocating over Rs 2 trillion holistically towards the health sector, a handsome increase of 137 percent.

Full text: FM Nirmala Sitharaman unveils Union Budget 2021; doubles healthcare spending, lifts caps on FDI
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Full text: FM Nirmala Sitharaman unveils Union Budget 2021; doubles healthcare spending, lifts caps on FDI

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday delivered her third Budget speech in the Parliament. Here's the full text of her speech in Lok Sabha

Union Budget 2021: Healthcare likely to be top priority, COVID-19 pandemic highlighted its 'fragility', says survey
India

Union Budget 2021: Healthcare likely to be top priority, COVID-19 pandemic highlighted its 'fragility', says survey

The Assocham-Primus Partners survey found that 67.3% of the respondents expect the allocation of a fund to 'modernise existing primary healthcare infrastructure'

Union Budget 2021: Govt should invest in clinical trials, enable policies to empower pharma sector
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Union Budget 2021: Govt should invest in clinical trials, enable policies to empower pharma sector

With poor historical spends on healthcare, there is an urgent need to raise the allocation substantially for health as a proportion of GDP

Union Budget 2021: Healthcare should be accorded ‘National Priority’ status
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Union Budget 2021: Healthcare should be accorded ‘National Priority’ status

It is crucial that the government provides appropriate fiscal incentives and creates a sustainable public policy to encourage investment in private healthcare infrastructure

Union Budget 2021: Favour extension of pandemic support measures, thrust on infra investment, says IMF
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Union Budget 2021: Favour extension of pandemic support measures, thrust on infra investment, says IMF

IMF’s chief economist Gita Gopinath said more public infrastructure spending is needed and that the Government of India has expressed its intention to do so

Union Budget 2021: Increase spending to boost healthcare infrastructure, service providers tell Centre
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Union Budget 2021: Increase spending to boost healthcare infrastructure, service providers tell Centre

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the chinks in the healthcare system and highlighted the need for a major infrastructure revamp, Manipal Hospitals MD and CEO Dilip Jose said

Union Budget 2021: Timely dissemination of vaccine, easy financial conditions may trigger growth in economy
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Union Budget 2021: Timely dissemination of vaccine, easy financial conditions may trigger growth in economy

With the near-term math upended by the pandemic, a realistic roadmap would be a timely guidepost to aid the Centre and states formulate their deficit and debt targets over the next 3-5 years.

Union Budget 2021: From going paperless to no briefcase, 5 differences in the way it will be presented this year
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Union Budget 2021: From going paperless to no briefcase, 5 differences in the way it will be presented this year

The Union Budget will be presented against the backdrop of the economy in recession due to COVID-19