Struggle for patient rights in India is/has largely been led by patient groups and social movements. In addition to the wider power gap between patients and providers, the Indian patient rights situation is aggravated by existing social inequalities including caste, gender, socio-economic position, disability and several other axes of inequities. One of my PhD students is examining patient rights from a governance lens. In this paper that we published a synthesis of literature including Supreme Court judgements in the journal Health Policy & Planning.Continue reading
Thanks to GSK & ASM for sharing this with me.
How often do you wonder
If your work is worthy at all?
If your work touches, cares and feels,
raises, improves…even transforms?
This thought torments, troubles & weighs
Pulls, weakens & preys
And rightly so…for what else
Can check the arrogance of benevolenceFebruary 11, 2021