India’s central government cuts health spending

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The Indian government recently cut its health budget by about 10 percent. A cut which is likely to have a further impact on the country’s poor who still struggle with getting access to basic healthcare. India’s healthcare budget has remained stagnant for last 10 years and a cut implies that the government rather focus on development than on it’s poor. CCTV’s Shweta Bajaj filed this report from New Delhi.

India's central government cuts health spending

India's central government cuts health spending

The Indian government recently cut its health budget by about 10 percent. A cut which is likely to have a further impact on the country's poor who still struggle with getting access to basic healthcare. India's healthcare budget has remained stagnant for last 10 years and a cut implies that the government rather focus on development than on it's poor.CCTV's Shweta Bajaj filed this report from New Delhi.

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CCTV America’s Jim Spellman spoke with Dr. Amir Afkhami for more on health care around the world. He is a psychiatrist and expert on global public health.

Dr. Amir Afkhami discusses global public health

Dr. Amir Afkhami discusses global public health

CCTV America's Jim Spellman spoke with Dr. Amir Afkhami for more on health care around the world. He is a psychiatrist and expert on global public health.

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