December 11, 2018
Right to Health-RTH should start with Panchayat Raj basic governance
unit to cater to medical needs of rural have nots.
80% of healthcare services are provided by private players in India but their involvement in policy making and advocacy is limited. Private stakeholders need to get together to have a unified voice which is acknowledged and recognized by the decision makers.
Despite being a sector which significantly impacts a nation’s economy and productivity of its workforce, healthcare has remained one of the most neglected sectors when it comes to budgetary allocation. This status quo needs to change in accordance with the evolving nature of the sector.
Healthcare in India is in phase of Reforms and Transformation. Public Private Partnership, Increasing insurance penetration, willingness of Govt. to move towards payer Role and willingness of service providers to move to Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities are key levels of this transformation.
Maintaining the quality of the medical education is of utmost important in the current scenario as it will alleviate most of the problems on giving side and receiving side of the profession