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Govt to spend 2% GDP on health sector

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 19:19

The government on Saturday said it will spend nearly two percent of GDP on health care sector.

Some welcome steps, more could have been done: Healthcare cos

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 17:37

The healthcare industry Friday welcomed moves to promote preventive health check ups and research in pharma in the Budget but said more could have been done to accelerate growth in the sector.

Increase health care allocation to 2.5% of GDP: Dr Reddy's

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 14:17

At least 2.5 percent of the country's GDP in the forthcoming Budget should be allocated on improving health care, says Dr Reddy's Laboratories, India's second largest drug maker.

India to nearly double expenditure on health

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 16:20

Government Wednesday decided to increase its total health expenditure to 2.5 percent of GDP by the end of the 12th Plan, from the current 1.4 percent.

Health sector to get 2.5% of GDP in 12th Plan: Plan Comm

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 22:14

The health sector will get a larger share of 2.5 percent of GDP instead of 1.8 percent, in the next Plan period, said Planning Commission member Syeda Hamid.

`Only one doctor for every 2,000 Indians`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 21:07

India has a doctor for every 2,000 persons and a nurse for every 1,130 persons.

Omar to upgrade health and education sector in J&K

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 12:31

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has asked the Task Force on Health Reforms to make concrete recommendations for upgrading health and medical education sector in the state.

Mamata announces health sector reform

Last Updated: Monday, June 13, 2011, 16:45

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said a three-phase developmental system will be taken up to improve the state`s ailing health services sector.

Give details of budget allocation for health sector: Delhi HC

Last Updated: Sunday, March 06, 2011, 09:29

The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi government to inform it about the budget allocation for health sector for 2011-2012.

PM agrees on need for greater investment in health sector

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 18:23

PM Manmohan Singh has emphasised on greater investment in the health care sector and called a meeting of officials to discuss recommendations of the Planning Commission panel on health before finalisation of 12th five-year plan.

India, Pak to increase interaction in health sector

Last Updated: Monday, April 19, 2010, 15:17

India and Pak have favoured increasing interaction between the two countries in the health sector with Islamabad evincing keen interest in schemes for welfare of new mothers and "novel experiments" like condom-vending machines.