Research Area : Health Services and Financing
The overall aim of the project was to set in motion, within the civil society, a process that seeks to establish the Right to Health Care, through research and documentation, advocacy, lobbying, campaigns and awareness and education activities.
To Review the legal, constitutional provisions, international covenants and aspects of the health care situation in India with a perspective of the Right to Health Care
Prepare a policy framework, a draft bill and an operational strategy to move towards the goal of Right to Health Care in India.
To facilitate and participate in an advocacy campaign, including possible legislative action to bring the Right to Health Care issue onto the political agenda in India.
To facilitate public understanding on issues involving health and human rights violations vis-a-vis the role of health professionals and patients rights.
To compile a health information database on Right to Health Care in India to support this advocacy.
To conduct conferences, workshops,seminars, orientation and training courses on Right to Health Care and to increase awarenesson this issue.
Project Supported by: NOVIB, Netherlands; Ford Foundation, New Delhi and Rangoonwala Foundation, UK