Behind the Mask: Human Right Violations against Healthcare Providers in India; A Critical Analysis

  • Sumukh C.
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  • Sumukh C.

    Student at School of Law Christ university, Bangalore, India

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Violence against healthcare professionals has become a global hazard. The escalating incidence of violence against medical workers in healthcare setting poses a critical challenge to patient care, workplace safety, staff well-being, and the overall quality of healthcare services. Despite the recognition of this issue, there is a lack of comprehensive understanding regarding the contributing factors, and the effective interventions that can mitigate and prevent violence against medical professionals This paper looks into the causes for violence, the existing legal safeguards in India and its effectiveness, it explores the possibility of a uniform legislation involving a multifactor holistic approach to the issue. The paper through a doctrinal exploration of the issue concludes with various innovative suggestions to all the stakeholder of the Indian healthcare system in the fight to mitigate the evils of violence perpetrated on healthcare workers in the light of recent progressions of the post-pandemic world.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 1968 - 1979


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