Why the draft health data management policy raises red flags about privacy5 min read . Updated: 17 Oct 2021, 10:48 PM IST
Lounge speaks to Raman Jit Singh Chima of Access Now and the SaveTheInternet.in Net Neutrality Coalition on the privacy concerns around the policy as well as other legal issues and challenges
On 26 August, the government released the draft health data management policy of the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), which seeks to digitize the health ecosystem in India and introduce a unique health ID for every citizen. The National Health Authority (NHA) had initially asked for public feedback on the policy by 3 September, which was then extended by a week, giving citizens a total of 2 weeks for their comments.
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