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Tk 23,383cr allocated for health sector

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Health Desk-- 8th June, 2018: Finance Minister AMA Muhith, in his budget speech on Thursday, proposed an allocation of Tk 23,383 crore for health sector in fiscal 2018-19.

The minister has proposed the Tk 23,383 crore allocation for Health Services Division and Health Service and Family Welfare Division of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

In his budget speech, the Finance Minister, said, Tk 12,242 crore has been proposed as non-development budget and Tk 11,141 crore as development budget for Health Services Division and Medical Education and Family Welfare Division of the health ministry for the next fiscal.

However, the total budget for Health Services Division is Tk 18,159 crore and Tk 5,224 crore for Medical Education and Family Welfare Division.