to affordable heathcare
About the Commission
The Lancet Citizens’ Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System is a cross-sector initiative to develop a citizens’ roadmap to achieving universal health coverage in India in a period of ten years. Read more…
The foundation of the Lancet Commission relies on gathering insights into the expectations and experiences of healthcare from healthcare providers, including frontline workers and citizens of diverse social groups in our country across gender and age.
Address challenges related to the sources and utilization of health expenditures, in order to maximise financial risk protection and to ensure an effective, equitable, reliable, and responsive health system for all.
Propose a governance framework characterised by a robust regulation architecture, coordination across levels of government, and increased accountability with the goal of high quality healthcare for all citizens.
Enable effective human resources planning and policy to address shortages and inequitable distribution, enhance skill development, improve motivation and working conditions, and expand access to a plurality of health care services.
Harness a variety of technologies to improve health outcomes, expand access to healthcare, empower patients and usher patient-focused regulation.
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News And Media
Influenza and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccines in pregnancy
-Tila Khan , Dipanwita Sengupta
Rural areas need human resources for health
-Vinayak Mishra, Gaurav Urs and Siddhesh Zadey
India’s policies should view human resources for health
-Vidhi Wadhwani and Siddhesh Zadey
Achieving sustainable development goal targets for health workforce
Where does India stand with its human resources for health?
-Madhurima Vuddemarry & Siddharth Zadey
Are we measuring our health workforce shortage right?
-Siddhesh Zadey, Yash Kamath & Shavri Mande
Affordable technology for neuro-rehabilitation in LMICs
-Dorcas BC Gandhi
-Dr. John M. Solomon
Common myths on blood shortage in India
-Dr. Parth Sharma
-Dr. Vaikunth Ramesh
Estimating funds required for UHC within Indian States
Author: Nachiket Mor, Sudheer Kumar Shukla
Yes to pluralistic health system, but no to homeopathy
Author: Siddhesh Zadey
Political motivation as a key driver for universal health coverage
Author: Sandhya Venkateswaran, Shruti Slaria, Sampriti Mukherjee
A theory of change roadmap for universal health coverage in India
Author: Angela Chaudhuri, Nilakshi Biswas, Shiv Kumar, Asha Jyothi, Ranjani Gopinath, Nachiket Mor, Preethi John, Thelma Narayan, Mirai Chatterjee, Vikram Patel
Pathways to reimagining commercial health insurance in India
Author: Hasna Ashraf, Indradeep Ghosh, Nishanth Kumar, Anjali Nambiar, Sowmini Prasad
Solving endgame problems for 1·4 billion people in India
Author: Siddhesh Zadey, Sweta Dubey
The Political Journey of Healthcare in Select Indian States
Author: Sandhya Venkateswaran, Mayank Mishra & Nikhil Iyer
Remaining India’s Health system : Technologies Levers for Universal Health Care
Author: Vijay Chandru, Sharad Sharma & Raghu Dharamraju