Government-sponsored health insurance in India: Are you covered?
Health spending is one of the important causes of poverty in India. The countryâ€™s public financing for health care is less than 1% of the worldâ€™s total health expenditure, although it is home to over 16% of the worldâ€™s population. Families meet almost 70% of their health expenses out of their own pockets, placing considerable financial burden on poor households, often pushing them deeper into poverty. Read more