Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
2. The problems in India’s health sector ranges from deteriorating quality to unaffordable service delivery. Comment (250 words)
Reference: Indian Express
Why the question:
The question is in the contextual relevance of the current conditions of the healthcare system and in what way it is in a dismal picture.
Key Demand of the question:
Discuss the problems in India’s health sector, comment on the aspects of affordability and its deteriorating quality.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly comment on the current issues and challenges the health sector is facing in the country.
The health sector in India faces numerous problems. With the new national health policy, Ayushman Bharat the government aims to achieve better and inclusive health standards for all. But problems in India’s health sector ranges from deteriorating quality to unaffordable service delivery making it difficult for the government in achieving its intended outcomes. Discuss the reasons for the deteriorating quality and unaffordability. Present the case study of current pandemic and in what way it’s the poor and vulnerable who have been badly exposed to the lack of above two factors. Suggest efforts of the government in this direction.
Conclude by giving a way forward.