Healthcare is one of the basic needs of any individual. India’s constitution guarantees free healthcare for all its citizens. However in practice the private healthcare sector is attending to the majority of healthcare in India and most healthcare expenses are borne by the individuals.
According to a survey, more than half of India’s population do not obtain essential health services provided by the government and each year lakhs of people pay for healthcare out of their own pockets. These families are just one illness away from poverty!