Enforcing Public Accountability of Private Healthcare Sector and Safeguarding Patient’s Rights
COPASAH Thematic Hub on Patient’s Rights and Private Medical Sector Accountability, SATHI, India
In many low and middle-income countries (LMICs) especially in South Asia and Africa, the private for-profit healthcare sector is playing pivotal role in providing healthcare. This has created many opportunities for better healthcare as well as posed significant challenges regarding quality, affordability of care, ethical practices and patient’s rights. .
Covering the Last Mile of Maternal Health Programming: Overcoming Systemic Blind Spots through Community Based Insights
COPASAH Thematic Hub on Sexual and Reproductive Health, CHSJ, India
Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) outcomes have improved overall but mortality among marginalised communities is still high. The Sustainable Development Goals focus on 'Leaving No One Behind' allows a fresh opportunity to revisit the way MNH programming has been defined, designed, financed and implemented in the last two decades.
Unpacking structural, inter-sectional and existential layers of Dalit marginalisation and ethical challenges and dilemmas of their strategic empowerment: How can bio-ethics community respond?
COPASAH, People’s Health Centre, Dalit Human Rights Forum-Karnataka, Scavengers Dignity Forum; India
Dalit communities, the historical survivors of the practice of untouchability, have shown their resurgence and resilience in varied ways against the collective social injustice and indignities in India. Constitutional, legal and policy-programmatic measures have meant to address the historical injustice have been half-met due to the entrenched caste-ethic that forms the strong base of resistance to any societal change.