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3) AYUSH, represent a pluralistic and integrative scheme of health services. Explain how AYUSH can play an important role in realizing the dream of ‘New India’ by providing quality healthcare and medical care for its citizens.(250 words)

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3) AYUSH, represent a pluralistic and integrative scheme of health services. Explain how AYUSH can play an important role in realizing the dream of ‘New India’ by providing quality healthcare and medical care for its citizens.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The Indian systems of medicine have been perennially neglected especially Ayurveda as an alternative medicine sector. However, that seems to be changing with the present government providing much-needed attention and resources towards this sector.

Key demand of the question:

Explain the Growing impetus to Indian systems of medicine, which comprises Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH).

And how AYUSH can play an important role in realizing the dream of ‘New India’ by providing quality healthcare and medical care for its citizens.

Directive:

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

In brief narrate the significance of AYUSH.

Body:

Discuss the potential of AYUSH.

With statistics repeatedly indicating that there is a severe shortage of doctors in India with a mere 80 doctors per lakh population. AYUSH provides a way to increase healthcare access

AYUSH presents an opportunity to realize the potential of medical pluralism in the current environment where prevention is emphasized along with curative aspects.

AYUSH industry may create 26 mn jobs by 2020 according to Government reports.

Given the rising popularity of AYUSH and alternative medicine, AYUSH could help boost medical tourism in India.

Discuss challenges involved if any.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.

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