Right to Healthcare is Needed in INDIA
India churns out the highest number,of doctors, nurses and other medical staff time has come to demand for Right to Healthcare
Right to Healthcare is Need of the Hour :
India churns out the highest number,of doctors, nurses and other medical staff. Also, the drug companies have the capacity to produce medicine for whole world. So, there is no scarcity or shortcoming in healthcare services but there is a missing link which helps in providing healthcare services to all, especially poor. Because of this missing link, people who cannot afford healthcare services have to live without treatment. This missing link can be filled by Right to Healthcare Hence, the time has come to demand for Right to Healthcare, as suggested by the renowned cardiac surgeon Devi Prasad Shetty. In this pursuit he wrote letters to MPs and MLAs in various states to make healthcare services affordable for poor. Shetty pointed out that government employees are covered under health insurance but they get the reimbursement after 6 months to one year. In such a situation, how a poor person can expect healthcare service when he does not have money to pay, he asked So, right to healthcare is a must and it willbring massive changes in healthcare.
: In pursuit of making healthcare affordable the Hindustan Latex Lifecare Limited, a mini-ratna public sector un‑
dertaking with diversified business, is now entering into molecular diagnostics area with a duplex test kit to make chikungunya and dengue fever tests affordable for citizens. The new multiplex molecular diagnostic kit, which is based on PCR (polymerase chain reaction) has been developed by HLL in collaboration with the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, also based in Thiruvananthapuram. HLL has a factory located at Manesar in Haryana, exclusively catering to the manufacturing of in-vitro diagnostic test kits. This unit had stapled with manufacture of pregnancy test kits and is currently Into production of kits for dengue and malaria, among other infectious diatoms