Patient Solidarity Day celebrated on 3rd December 2016

Patient Solidarity Day celebrated on 3rd December 2016


Healthcare stakeholders assembled at the BHU Campus in VARANASI on 3rd December 2016 at 10 AM to mark PATIENT SOLIDARITY DAY 2016

Patient Solidarity Day takes place each December, Thousands of people from around the world rally around one key issue facing patients and raise awareness by hosting events and showing support for the Day.

Patient Solidarity Day 2016 was hosted by Consumer Online Foundation, PSM India initiative and Mata Anandamayee Hospital from 10AM to 6PMat Swatantrata Bhawan, BHU,Varanasi.

Special thanks to the Government of India for making the event a grand success. We had more than 800+ delegates participating from 12 different States of India. The event was inaugurated by Shri Hem Pandey ji , IAS - Secretary Ministry of Consumer Affairs , Govt. of India.

It was Chaired by Shri Wajahat Habbibulah Ji , IAS (Rtd) - Chairman Consumer online Foundation

Founder  Bejon Misra ji addressed the Program and conducted its proceedings successfully. We are all patients and it's time we demonstrate our solidarity towards Universal Health Coverage. Keeping this in mind several consumer organisations and Patients' Groups in India gathered together to pledge their support.


The annual report on the completion of one year of the Varanasi initiative of improving Access to Quality Healthcare through Universal Health Coverage was also released at the event. Do click on the report cover below to have a detailed review of the report.






Messages received from dignitaries on Patient  Solidarity Day


3rd December 2016

As we celebrate Patient Solidarity Day 2016 today at Varanasi, we are joined by well-wishers from all across the globe, We feel honoured in sharing few messages received as we stand together to celebrate #PSD2016 today

Thank you Hon'ble Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijaybhai Rupani and Dr K K Aggarwal National President Elect IMA for supporting our cause. 

Hon'ble Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijaybhai Rupani