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Govt health expenditure share in GDP increases from 1.15% to 1.35%


  • This is as per the findings of the National Health Accounts Estimates for India for the year 2017-18 released by the Health Ministry’s Secretary Rajesh Bhushan.
  • The findings also show that the share of Government Health Expenditure in total health expenditure has increased from 28.6% in 2013-14 to 40.8% in 2017-18.
  • In per capita terms, the Govt Health Expenditure has also increased from 1,042 rupees to 1,753 rupees between the two periods.