Children suffering from such diseases have become petitioners in court, seeking a direction to the centre to provide them uninterrupted and cost-free treatment as the therapy for these diseases is very expensive. The secretary of the Union health ministry has been summoned by the Delhi High Court over non-compliance of its direction to the ministry to release Rs five crore for the treatment of children suffering from rare diseases.
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Central government to seek response from the Health Secretaries of Rajasthan, Bihar and Chhattisgarh within four weeks regarding the women healthcare crisis in these states
The Kerala High Court directed the Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi, to dispose of the representation of the Petitioner within two months regarding family Medicine departments in medical colleges of the state.
The Manipur High Court has recently closed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a direction to state authorities to carry out door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination on priority basis for the elderly and for persons with disabilities, who are unable to travel to vaccination centres.