Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
3. India needs to look for each and every way to control the pandemic, among that the lessons from chronic diseases like HIV AIDS, Tuberculosis might provide some valuable suggestions. Comment.(250 words)
Reference: The Hindu
Why the question:
The article explains that to handle the COVID-19 pandemic, we can learn from the lessons of chronic diseases like HIV/AIDS.
Key Demand of the question:
Discuss in what way India needs to look for each and every way to control the pandemic. Among that, lessons from chronic diseases might provide some valuable suggestions.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Start with brief background of previous programs like; The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a rare fungal infection of the lungs in five persons on June 5, 1981. The world learned for the first time about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection in patients with a weakened immune system.
The answer body must explain in what way past experiences of controlling AIDS or TB can be used in building strategies for handling Covid-19 pandemic.
Give the case of AIDS; firstly, strong political leadership, financial support, advocacy, and activism are crucial in the successful handling of the movement.
Suggest upon the successes and failures of it.
Highlight how that can be leveraged.
Conclude with way forward.