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Innovative financing strategies for health amid climate challenges

To effectively tackle these challenges, a comprehensive strategy prioritising investments in climate-resilient health systems and sustainable practices is crucial. However, the government's contribution of approximately 1.8% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to public healthcare underscores a significant funding inadequacy. This deficit hampers the construction of climate-resilient health systems, as insufficient resources impede the integration of advanced technologies, infrastructure improvements, and sustainable practices. Increasing the healthcare budget is, therefore, essential, not only to enhance overall healthcare but also to strengthen the nation's capacity to address the health impacts of the climate crisis. Allocating resources to climate-smart initiatives in India can drive technological advancements, improve healthcare delivery, and ensure the urgently needed long-term environmental and public health sustainability.



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  • Kevin

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    This is an amazing idea

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    • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

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      Addressing the intersection of health and climate challenges through innovative financing strategies is an imperative step forward. The acknowledgment of the need for a comprehensive strategy prioritizing investments in climate-resilient health systems and sustainable practices is commendable. The government's commitment to public healthcare is crucial, but the stark reality of contributing only about 1.8% of the GDP underscores a significant funding gap. This deficit poses a considerable hindrance to constructing climate-resilient health systems, limiting the incorporation of advanced technologies, infrastructure improvements, and sustainable practices.

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      • Rotich Kim

        11 w

        This is brilliant idea the government should set aside good resource for environment and ensure there is transperncy on the use of this resources

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        • George Kariuki

          11 w

          Exploring avenues like green bonds, blended finance, corporate social responsibility initiatives, and public-private partnerships can unlock substantial resources.

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          • Gorffly mokua

            11 w

            Great! But accountability and transparency is key in all this.

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          • Joseph Githinji

            11 w

            Addressing healthcare issues is vital as it is going to create a strong society to deal with climate change adverse effects.

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            • Bo

              11 w

              awesome!

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              • Grace Njeri

                11 w

                Good health policy can help mitigate the challenges of climate change.

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