Established by the Indian Law Society, the Centre for Health Equity, Law & Policy uses the law as a tool for health transformation, embedding its work in the right to health as envisaged within India's constitutional framework and her international commitments. It advocates for equity and justice in health through generation, sharing and use of knowledge that informs related law and policy.
Technology & Health
C-HELP believes that technology should be used in the context of health to ensure the actualization of the right to health.
C-HELP is committed to health-related legislative efforts in keeping with India’s constitutional framework and her international commitments.
While C-HELP works on a wide array of law and policy issues related to health, much of its current work fits within these initiatives
In the Press
Shefali Malhotra, Shivangi Rai and Rohin Garg examine gaps in the governance framework underpinning the National Digital Health Mission. The article is based on the C-HELP-IFF working paper on the same subject.
Unhealthy Data Governance: Problem of weak accountability extends to personal health data as well
14 July 2021
27 September 2020
Gargi Mishra writes about how to strengthen the proposed law on assisted reproductive technologies in order to promote their safe, ethical and equitable use.
Bill to regulate fertility treatments is much needed but fails to address legal concerns
30 October 2020
Shefali Malhotra argues for operating new technologies within an ethical framework, a robust regulatory process, and a new legal architecture.
Embrace new health tech, but with due safeguards
21 July 2020
27 September 2020
THE INDIAN EXPRESS
Vivek Divan explains how a bottom-up empowerment approach resembling the HIV response can recalibrate India’s COVID-19 efforts to serve community health and public good.