National Health Policy

Health as a Justifiable Fundamental Rights

October 6, 2016

There has always been a lingering question so as to make Right to Health as a fundamental right similar to right to education. The draft national health policy, 2015 proposes the following formulation- “the Center shall enact, after due discussion and on the request of three or...

National Health Policy, 2015

October 6, 2016

India’s third {draft} National Health Policy was released in 2015. Prior to this, two National Health policies (1983 and 2002) had served in guiding the approach for the health sector in the Five-Year Plans and for different schemes. Since 2002 when the last Health policy was formulated,...

On National Health Policy

September 13, 2015

National Health Policy presents a strong case for achieving universal health care but there are many challenges which come in way of its successful implementation. India’s expenditure on healthcare services is dismal and is one of the worst in the world with just being 1.04 percent of...

Challenges to health sector and Draft National Health Policy

March 1, 2015

What are the reasons India stands behind in almost all health indicators? How health of citizen and economic growth are linked? Discuss it in the light of new National health policy draft.

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