Manipal Journal of Medical Sciences


Background: The paper highlights the challenges in providing healthcare services on equitable grounds keeping the priority as per the requirements. Method: The literature search was carried out using databases such as PubMed, Scopus and Google Scholar for the government reports. The language of included articles was restricted to English only. Result: Health equity plays a major role in mitigating the impact and consequences of the Coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19). There is a difference and asymmetry in the healthcare delivery system of India as the healthcare system comes under the state government. Hence, there is a difference in the performances when compared to the states of India. Conclusion: Thus, ‘health for all’ is necessary irrespective of socially disadvantaged vulnerable groups, economically challenged, and systemically diseased individuals