The legal framework for health in India draws its mandate from the Constitution of India. Article 47 of the Constitution of India’s Directive Principles recognizes the duty of the state to raise the levels of nutrition and the standard of living and to improve public health as among its primary duties. The division is providing technical support to MoH&FW in programmatic areas where legal questions are involved. Specific areas of current intervention by NHSRC include Clinical Establishment Act, Public Health Act, Digital Health Authority Act, Medico-Legal Guidelines and Protocols for Survivors/Victims of Sexual Assault, Regulation for human milk banks/Lactation Management Centres.
Legal Framework for Health
|Sl No||Title Description|
|1||The National Health Bill 2009(508 KB)|
|2||National Consultation for Drafting a Public Health Bill(483 KB)|
|3||2nd National Consultation on the Draft Public Health Bill 2015(183 KB)|
|4||Task Force on Public Health Act_2012_approach paper(804 KB)|