Overhauling of Epidemic Disease Act, 1897: In the Context of COVID 19

Author: Soumya Nayak, student of National Law University Odisha.

Recently, various states in India have invoked legislation to curb this menace caused by a novel coronavirus. In this context, this article aims to review the legislation and its significance in the current scenario. It seems that the Epidemic Disease Act of 1897 is an…

Policy analysis: National Health Mission (NHM)

Author: Rituparna Padhy from National Law University, Odisha.

A country’s capacity to protect its citizens is amply demonstrated by how it manages its healthcare system. Relying solely on medical breakthroughs would not only setback the pace of beneficial measures, but also jeopardise the lives of millions who could neither afford nor access the breakthrough treatments. Consequently, the need of the hour…