Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
4. Discuss the problems and prospects of a possible National Health Services in the country. (250 words)
Reference: The Hindu
Why the question:
The article narrates the idea of a possible national health service in India.
Key Demand of the question:
Discuss the problems and prospects of a possible National Health Services in the country.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Start by highlighting the tremendous stress health sector in the country is facing to owing to the pandemic.
In effect, COVID-19 may bring about serious consideration of an Indian national health service.
Discuss how the idea of National health services is not new to India.
Take hints from the article and bring out the problems and prospects of such an idea. India now faces a very serious health crisis, possibly the worst since Independence. By all accounts, several areas of the Indian healthcare provision are under severe strain
Discuss efforts of the government in this direction.
Conclude with way forward.