Mint Explainer: Rajasthan has made healthcare a right. Now comes the hard part
- The state’s Right to Heath Act represents a huge step forward for rights-based healthcare legislation in India. But will it deliver on its lofty goals?
Last month the Rajasthan government became India’s first state to make healthcare a right for all its residents by passing the Right to Health Act. To be sure, the Assam government had passed the Public Health Act in 2010, but there is a key difference between the two.