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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.

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Technology & Health

C-HELP believes that technology should be used in the context of health to ensure the actualization of the right to health.

Legislating Health

C-HELP is committed to health-related legislative efforts in keeping with India’s constitutional framework and her international commitments. 

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Health & Policy

­­C-HELP’s work includes examining the role played by policy in ensuring the right to health, intersecting where it does with other areas of governance. 

Initiatives

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

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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

 27 September 2020

HINDUSTAN TIMES

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.

HIV Lessons for COVID-19 and the Future of Health Care in India

27 May 2020

 27 September 2020

 

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Centre for Health Equity, Law & Policy

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Maharashtra

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