How much do people spend on their health in India?

_100813218_gettyimages-904801844.jpgIn the ninth month only 10 days of survival was left. In the morning there was so much pain in the stomach, it felt as if the child would leave after standing. In this condition, in a similar way, the government hospital went to village Ghasra, about 10 km away from the house. The doctor said, “It is time to wait till evening.”

Recalling the pain of his childhood two years ago, Poonam suddenly starts flowing.

In the same post he says, “We have waited all day, a doctor came in the evening and the child is not open to the baby’s face and the child’s weight is too much, it will have to go, and the delivery will be there.”
Poonam, living in Mewat, is the Sarpanch of his village
Poonam, a small village in Mewat, about 60 km from Delhi, is a Sarpanch of his village.

they have three children. The smallest is two years old. But for the delivery of the last child, he was suffering from two hospitals, and he was also angry and angry.

He told how his family members arranged a jeep in the funeral.

“Once the jeep was slow on every pothole and then jumped, it seemed that the child did not leave, then … passing through rugged roads, Nakhon reached the government hospital, but the doctor was there to wait. said.” Saying this, the pain of that day and its effect was visible again on Poonam’s face.
But the talk did not stop at the hospital. Even in Nunh, the doctor refused to deliver.

Explaining the reason behind this, Poonam says, “There were not enough arrangements for the child to be born from the operation, the weight of the child was more than 4 kg, so doctors raised the hand.”

Access to health services to women
According to the National Family Health Survey, 2017, 66 per cent of Indian women do not have access to government hospitals in their neighborhood.

This is the real pain of women like Poonam in the country.
In this report, the reasons behind this are also counted.

The distance far away from government to the government hospital is so much that women prefer to resort to home remedies instead of going to the hospital.

Apart from this, the absence of female doctor in the government hospital, lack of doctors, lack of medicines are also some issues that make women vulnerable to the use of government health services.

In Poonam’s case there was problem, money and distance. Government hospital near the house was 10 kilometers away. But there was a doctor and there were many patients.

Poonam had to finally go to Government Hospital in Gururgram for delivery. But it was a matter of relief that Nuh’s hospitals allowed the use of their ambulance service. Poonam’s money saved the money to go to Gurujram.

But goddess living in Darbhanga in Bihar was not so lucky.
In the cold of December last year, the doll came to her mother’s house. The ninth month was going on. His father had already taken the number of Ambouses to the government hospital. But when the clock came, the Ambulas came not only.

Under the Janani Suraksha Yojana of the Government of India, the entire treatment of pregnant women is free. But the doll has to pay money to the Asha Didi in the hospital, cleaning staff and Babu who registers.
Gudiya Devi living in a small village in Darbhanga
Talking to the BBC, the doll says, “It was 7 in the evening.” As soon as the hospital reached, all of them were preparing for gold. The big doctor did not even come to see me. The mother tried to hold her hand several times. K. Bhupa asha didi, son and saved my life ”

Then, taking out a lot of heart, he further said, “That was the day and today is the day. We did not take any medicines from the hospital, nor did I show my father there.”

Asked where to take the treatment and medicines, the mother of the doll immediately replies, “Now we go to the big hospital.”

From a large hospital they mean private hospital.

Where do most Indians spend
According to the figures of National Health Accounts, Indians spend most of the medicines in healthcare services.

One can also be concluded that Indians prefer to buy medicine before the test and hospital for any treatment.

The data also shows that there is a lot of emphasis on treating Indians in private hospitals. Indians spend about 28 percent on treatment in Indian private hospitals.

While treating at a private hospital, treatment at the government hospital is four times more expensive.

Expenses on Health Services

Speaking of the World Health Organization’s statistics, every Indian spends about $ 75 or Rs 4869 annually on her health.

That is, if the account of the month is calculated, then Indians spend 400 rupees every month on health.

This is the average cost. It can not be interpreted to mean that every Indian spent so much on the treatment.

According to the village of the country, it is very much. But not according to the city.

But in some other countries of the world, people spend more on their health than Indians.

According to the size of the economy, the cost starts at $ 900, in countries like India.

In BRIC countries, countries such as Brazil and South Africa spend approximately $ 900 or Rs 58,459 annually.

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