Countries rely on out-of-pocket (OOP) spending to different degrees and employ varying techniques. The article examines trends in OOP spending in ten high-income countries since 2000, and analyzes their relationship to self-assessed barriers to accessing health care services. The countries are Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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MUMBAI: The BMC uploaded its draft advertisement and sky sign display policy guidelines on its website on Tuesday. The civic body has invited suggestions within 30 days.

The state government has set up a committee to help cooperative spinning mills and textile units set up solar power plants.

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Gujarat government has stopped paying subsidies to beneficiaries of the rooftop solar scheme since April 21.

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The BJP needs to think beyond farm loan waivers to address intensifying rural unrest. (Editorial)

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