Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
4) There is urgency to develop and implement multi-sectorial strategies to combat the growing epidemic of prevalence of Diabetes. Provide for a detailed analysis. (250 words)
Why this question:
The article discusses high prevalence of Diabetes in India on the occasion of world Diabetes day.
Key demand of the question:
Explain the alarming health epidemic of Diabetes that India is facing. And what steps are to be taken to overcome the issue and put a control on the rising numbers.
Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
The ninth edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas offers projections that continue to put India at the second slot right up to 2045. And the numbers are staggering just over 134 million Indians will be diabetics in the next 25 years.
Narrate the context of question with suitable facts first.
Explain the causative factors that have led to such a health state in the country.
Discuss what needs to be done?
Conclude that Diabetes, being a lifestyle disorder with multidimensional causative factors, definitely needs a multidimensional approach.