Published online Nov 25, 2022. doi: 10.5501/wjv.v11.i6.502
Peer-review started: August 9, 2022
First decision: August 22, 2022
Revised: August 24, 2022
Accepted: October 12, 2022
Article in press: October 12, 2022
Published online: November 25, 2022
We would like to highlight the rehabilitation medicine perspective from India. Difficulties are impacted by the pandemic during this time, especially for people with disabilities. Awareness building among the public regarding the need for rehabilitation along with improvement in infrastructure is the key unmet need.
Core Tip: Rehabilitation is a vital component of Universal Health Coverage. The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic impacted negatively on health care delivery and rehabilitation services have been hindered severely as well. Proper awareness and health care infrastructure building are essential aspects that need to be addressed soon.