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India's health spend low, needs to be made priority: Niti Aayog's V K Paul

Says competing priorities have subdued it, Calls for raising spend to 8% of budget

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healthcare | Health expenditure | Niti Aayog

Ruchika Chitravanshi  |  New Delhi 



health, digital, data, medical, healthcare
In 2018-19, India's spending on the health sector was 1.5 per cent of the gross domestic product

India is “low” and needs to be raised by both the Centre and state government to 8 per cent of the Budget, said V K Paul, member-health, .

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First Published: Thu, November 19 2020. 17:53 IST

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