Healthcare sector needs innovative modes of funding: PwC report

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

To take healthcare expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2030

Conventional modes of resource mobilisation must be aided by an innovative funding mechanism to improve healthcare investments in India, a Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH)-PwC report has said.

The report said funding should be mobilised from pension funds and that investments should be routed through public-private partnership and long-term debt.

It has also suggested funding through business trust entities such as Real Estate Investment Trusts along with funds sourced through bilateral investment treaties.

Source: The Hindu (link opens in a new window)

Health Care