HEALTHCARE SECTOR AND ANTI-COMPETITIVE PRACTICES IN INDIA
Keywords:Competition, Anti-competitive, Cartel, Health, Right to Health.
Health is the basic human right and an important indicator of the nations’ commitment towards the health of its citizen and hence every country strives to increase the health standard and provide basic medical facility to all. This right to health is an outcome of various legal sanctions, both internationally and of countries specific. The right to health is enshrined as a basic human right internationally. The right to health is an inclusive right, extending not only to timely and appropriate health care, but also to the underlying determinants of health as per (Report of Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights). Though the Constitution of India does not expressly recognize the Right to Health as a fundamental right under Part III of the Constitution (Fundamental Rights), it is considered as an inseparable part of the Right to Life. Article 23. As a result, the child labour and human trafficking are prohibited in India. This article aims to analyse the impact of fast-changing lifestyle, habits, stress, COVID-19 pandemic and other factors on public health in India. It is more sensitized since last two years.