Step Up Spend on Healthcare
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.