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Health Care : Token Homage

Token Homage The finance minister in his speech spelt out specific objectives in the health sector: to contribute to enhanced national health, to promote India as a global health destination and to enable easier access to health facilities to disadvantaged citizens. That the first and the last are part of the usual annual rhetoric included in the budget speech demands no explanation. An improvement in the health status of the population requires not the least a larger and better-differentiated investment plan. While there is undoubtedly an infusion of capital, mostly private, in the health sector, this is not likely to expand the

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