Step Up Spend on Health­care

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Apro­pos ‘To Be Poor is Un­healthy’ (Aug 5) by Veena S Kulka­rni, Vani S Kulka­rni & Raghav Gaiha. Poverty is a se­ri­ous im­ped­i­ment to the growth of a coun­try. Though gov­ern­ment has taken many mea­sures to erad­i­cate poverty, some loop­holes don’t per­mit progress of the poor. So, the poor are bound to suf­fer from dis­eases due to both lack of proper nu­tri­tion and san­i­ta­tion. These must be reme­died with the gov­ern­ment step­ping up pub­lic health ex­pen­di­ture.

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