ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Long on Aspiration, Short on Detail

The recommendations of the Planning Commission's High Level Expert Group on Access to Universal Healthcare are significant because they make explicit the need to contextualise health within the rights. However, the problem with the report is that it does not ask why many of the same recommendations that were made by previous committees have not been implemented. The HLEG neither recognises the problems, constraints and compulsions at the national, state and district levels nor offers any solutions on how to deal with them.

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