Post-covid voters prioritizing healthcare could change Indian politics for the better4 min read . Updated: 14 Jun 2021, 01:43 AM IST
Covid-alarmed voters making public healthcare a priority could alter the incentive structure of Indian politics for the better
The second wave of covid has laid bare the parlous consequences of decades of under-investment in India’s health system. India’s public health expenditure is stubbornly low in comparative terms—just over 1% of gross domestic product (GDP) per annum, compared to 3% in China, 4% in Brazil or 4.5% in South Africa.
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