047 - Social Sector Services Health

Throw some light on the contribution of world food programme (WFP) in India’s efforts of addressing issue of hunger & malnutrition.

The UNDP’s SDG 2 enjoins the world to ensure that by 2030, no hunger would persist in the world. In sync with this ideology, the World Food Program was established to ensure better food availability. Functioning of WFP: Promote a healthier and greener diet. Prevent wastage of food & encourage recycling. Information, Education & Communication ..

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Without declaring the ‘right to health’ as a fundamental right, it is not possible to achieve the goal of Universal Health Coverage. Comment.

The Right to Life & Personal Liberty as enshrined in article 21 of the constitution, has been expansively interpreted by the Supreme Court. Thus, many of the intelligentsia opine that the time is ripe for ‘Right to Health’ as a fundamental right. Steps towards Universal Health Coverage: The ‘Ayushman Bharat Yojna’ which gives 5 lakh ..

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Discuss the need for setting up of social stock exchange in India. What are the key challenges in their effective implementation?

Social stock exchange (SSE) refers to a stock exchange platform, to enable funding for enterprises with social benefits. An expert panel constituted by the SEBI has recommended allowing non-profit organisations to directly list on Social Stock Exchanges (SSE). Need for setting up of SSEs: Financial: As per government estimates there are 31 lakh NGOs in ..

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Women in India do not enjoy their full reproductive rights. Highlight the interventions adopted to remove these barriers.

Reproductive health & choices are an important component of fundamental rights to life & personal liberty of women, under Article 21 as ruled by the Supreme Court in a recent judgement. Despite above fundamental right, there exist barriers to its realization: Inadequacy of healthcare infrastructure – Doctor/population ratio is below WHO recommended 1:1000. Also PHC/population ..

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In the context of primary healthcare in India, the only way to fulfill the objectives of equitable and comprehensive care is to democratize it. Discuss.

The Right to health is subsumed under the Right to Life in the constitution of India. There is enough evidence to show that Primary Health Care (PHC) approach is the most effective way to solve health and health system challenges. Ayushman Bharat Scheme aims to develop and convert PHCs into 1.5 lakh health & wellness ..

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The youth of India is increasingly getting into the trap of drug abuse. Discuss the factors that are pushing the youth in this direction. Also, discuss the measures to be taken to address the issue.

The issue of drugs has become a grave problem in India, especially in states like Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, etc. The reasons that are pushing the youth in this direction are: Easy availability of drugs and narcotics. Porous borders with Punjab have led to the smuggling of drugs. Unemployment and lack of proper education & ..

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