Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi waves to his supporters during 'Parivartan Sankalp Samabesh' in Bargarh, Odisha on Friday, March 15, 2019. PTIThe Congress will promise a “right to health care” in its 2019 manifesto, adding to the rights-based laws enacted under the Manmohan Singh government that were milestones in the history of public welfare in India. “A right to health care, which will guarantee a certain minimum health care to all Indians; increasing the expenditure on health to 3 per cent of the GDP; and training doctors and health-care professionals.”In Delhi, a member of the manifesto committee said: “Health is a top priority for Rahul Gandhi. Rahul said that health-care professionals would work out an effective model for the right to health care. Three, ensure they are protected as far as health care is concerned.”He added: “The biggest cause (behind people) falling back into poverty is (the expenses of) health care.
Source: The Telegraph March 16, 2019 00:11 UTC