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India to double outlay on health in 12th Plan

New Delhi: 29th February 2012
In a major boost to the healthcare sector, total government expenditure on health would be increased to 2.5 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) by 2017, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said. The decision was taken in a meeting held in the PMO on the government's priorities in health sector, particularly over the next five years, reports IANS.