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Law for healthcare rights is need of the hour: Hamid Ansari

The Vice President said that there is gross under-investment in health system

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Underlining the urgent need for a law that covers healthcare rights, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday said there is evidence to suggest that investment in preventive healthcare may be politically less rewarding in a democracy like India in comparison to providing specialised healthcare. Speaking at the convocation of Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Ansari said the question of priorities remains in the realm of debate. He said some observers maintain that the diversion of public health resources towards population control and the use of technocratic drug-based ...

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