Health Of Hemophilia

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Right to Health of Persons with Hemophilia. Introduction Health and its wellbeing is considered as one of the important asset of Human life. Health is one of the basic requirements of human beings. In the present time our country is facing degradation of health. As WHO defines, Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease. Health is the most important factor in national development. Through this definition World Health Organization has helped to move health thinking beyond a limited, medicine and pathology based perspective to the more positive domain of well -being. The right to health is one of the basic rights of human beings. Right to health is a vital right without which…show more content…
Lack of sufficient progress on these essential social factors of health has been acknowledged as an evident failure of public health. Public health is concerned with disease prevention and control at the population level, through structured efforts and informed choices of individuals, society, organizations, public and private communities. However, the role of government is essential for addressing these encounters and achieving health equity. Social and economic inequality is harmful to the health of any society. Especially in developing country likes India which is diverse, multicultural, overpopulated and undergoing quick but unequal economic development. Mainly poverty, which is a result of social and economic inequality in a society, is considered detrimental to the health of population. The outcome indicators of health (mortality, morbidity and life expectancy) are all directly influenced by the standards of living of a given population. Support to health of a population develops from systems outside the formal health care system, and this prospective of inter sectorial influences and contributions to the health of communities is increasingly recognized worldwide. Thus, the role of government in influencing population health is not limited within the health sector but also by…show more content…
As the main reason argued by Dreze and Sen (in their book An Uncertain Glory (Chapter India’s Health Care Crisis) for this astonishing figure of public health situation is the pessimist government policy towards health and very less public expenditure on Health which is only 1% of total GDP of India, which is also very less in comparison to developed and even ‘least developed countries’ level. India is competent enough on the technological aspect of Health forum but there is a lack of efficiency and proper organization. Govt. introduced Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) for providing a health security umbrella to the people but according to Dreze and Sen this scheme has many loopholes, likeIts not efficient as there is no incentives for healthcare institutes and insurance companies to serve people who are not filling their premium regularly (as they are BPL families and their premium is covered by Govt.), so there is a ‘screening’ of their clients, leaving out people who has high health risk (due to poverty). Then the issue of below poverty line(BPL) identification is also contagious, as many people with very low income who earlier come above the poverty line but they miss out on benefits of scheme, and has to spend large amount of income on healthcare making them the new BPL class. And as mentioned by “Wall street journal”, this RSBY scheme serves as an opportunity for the insurance companies to market

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