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5) India spends about one per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on public health, compared with three per cent in China and 8.3 per cent in the United States. In recent years the allocation for health care budget has been reduced owing to fiscal strain. Analyse the implications of this policy and also critically comment if it’s a prudent move to cut allocation to health sector to cut the fiscal deficit.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health

5) India spends about one per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on public health, compared with three per cent in China and 8.3 per cent in the United States. In recent years the allocation for health care budget has been reduced owing to fiscal strain. Analyse the implications of this policy and also critically comment if it’s a prudent move to cut allocation to health sector to cut the fiscal deficit. (200 Words)

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