A health worker inoculates a policewoman against Covid-19. Photo: AFP A health worker inoculates a policewoman against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
A health worker inoculates a policewoman against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
India

India presents budget to revive economy after coronavirus slump, including twice as much spending on health care

  • The government will launch federal health scheme with an outlay of about US$8.8 billion over the next six years, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said
  • India currently spends about 1 per cent of gross domestic product on health, among the lowest for any major economy

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A health worker inoculates a policewoman against Covid-19. Photo: AFP A health worker inoculates a policewoman against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
A health worker inoculates a policewoman against Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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