The case that changed mental healthcare in India

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In 2002, Laila Ollapally took up a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) on providing adequate health care to persons with mental illness. Learn more about what made her take it up and her approach in bringing all the stakeholders in understanding the real issues. When individuals who require mental health care do not have the competence to take right decisions, how can we ensure their rights are protected? Lalia Ollapally is a practicing lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and the Coordinator of the Bangalore Mediation Centre (BMC).

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