Inequities in Health Services in Mumbai

Published By: Medico Friend Circle | Published Date: November, 01 , 2015

In absolute terms, the MCGM has presented a budget for the year 2015-16 wherein its income is Rs. 33,000 crores and expenditure is Rs 31,000 crores. Out of this expenditure, it has allotted Rs. 2,552 crores for health and medical education for the total population of 13 million people. The percentage works out to be nearly 8%. It has allotted a little more than Rs.600 crores for Primary health, Rs. 744 crores for its peripheral hospitals, another Rs 108 crores for TB (Rs 100 cr) and Acworth Municipal Hospital for Leprosy (Rs 08 cr) Hospital. However it is spending a whopping Rs. 1,100 crores for its 3 medical colleges and their hospitals plus 1 dental college.

Author(s): Sadanand Nadkarni | Posted on: Feb 09, 2016 | Views() | Download (1326)

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