India cuts health budget by 20%

  title={India cuts health budget by 20\%},
  author={Sanjeet Bagcchi},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • S. Bagcchi
  • Published 2 January 2015
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
India, which already has one of the lowest health expenditures in the world, is reportedly making cuts of almost 20% in its 2014-15 healthcare budget. A cut of over 60 billion Indian rupees (£610m; €786m; $948m) has been made from the total budget allocation of 351.63 billion Indian rupees for health and family welfare covering the financial year ending on 31 March, two health ministry officials told the Reuters news agency.1 The … 
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