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Its time for the world to embrace a holistic approach for the prevention of future pandemics. Examine.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

3. Its time for the world to embrace a holistic approach for the prevention of future pandemics. Examine. (250 words)

Reference:  The Hindu

Why the question:

The ‘Carbis Bay Declaration’ is a landmark global health declaration aimed at preventing future pandemics under which G7 leaders have committed to use all their resources. Thus the question.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss in what way it’s high time for the world to embrace a holistic approach for the prevention of future pandemics.

Directive:

Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

The COVID-19 pandemic apart from being one of the biggest health challenges to mankind has also resulted in devastating economic impact.

Body:

First, provide for a brief background of the question; Devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Millions have lost their lives and many more have lost their livelihoods thus being pushed into acute poverty and the challenges thereof.

Analyse the threat of future pandemics; COVID-19 is not going to be the last pandemic that the earth faces. The threat of future pandemics remains high – increasing proximity between humans and animals due to deforestation, population growth, and the search for wild food, increasing movement of people across countries, Global warming etc.

Discuss the concerns in detail.

Conclusion:

Conclude with solutions.