India’s health budget fourth lowest in world: Oxfam
Saturday, 10 October 2020 Afghanistan and India set aside the same share for health in their budgets, 4%, just above a quarter of the recommended spending and one-third of what the second poorest country in the world, Burundi, did. And that may have affected how far people were shielded from the Covid-19 outbreak, the latest ‘Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index 2020’ by international charity Oxfam says.
India's COVID-19 recoveries crossed 62 lakhs; highest in the world, informed Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary of Union Health Ministry on October 13. He said, "India's COVID-19 recoveries cross 62 lakhs; highest in the world. Active cases are below 9 lakhs for the 5th consecutive day."
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