Safety of Healthcare Workers in India

3 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2020

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Ranjith P. V.

CMS Business School, JAIN Deemed to be University

Aparna J Varma


Date Written: May 20, 2020


Health is one of our fundamental human rights and the role of workers in the healthcare system is inseparable. Health workers being the front line staff have more complicated situations to deal with especially in the wake of a pandemic like COVID- 19. WHO cautions that they are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Nevertheless, we are witnessing the relentless efforts put forth by health workers to reinstall the health care system in their respective countries. Amidst all this tension, another concern that derails the COVID-19 battle is the attacks happening against COVID-19 warriors around different parts of the country. This paper is a subjective personal introspection of the authors on the safety of health workers in India. The main objective of the study is to find out the different problems of safety faced by healthcare workers in India and measures to control them.

Keywords: Health, COVID-19, Safety, Healthcare Worker, Measures

Suggested Citation

P. V., Ranjith and Varma, Dr.Aparna J, Safety of Healthcare Workers in India (May 20, 2020). Available at SSRN: or

Ranjith P. V. (Contact Author)

CMS Business School, JAIN Deemed to be University ( email )

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Dr.Aparna J Varma

GSSSIETW, Mysore ( email )

Metagalli P O
Mysore, Karnataka 570015

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