Social Justice-Health [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 1 - 5 of 19

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Question 1

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Thought 100 percent FDI is already allowed in non-news media like a trade publication and general entertainment channel, the Government is mulling over the proposal for increased FDI in new for quite some time. What difference would an increase in FDI make? Critically evaluate the pros and cons.

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The government of India has given the green signals to the 100 % FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in non-news media like a trade publication and general entertainment channel and 26 % of the FDI in non-media but planning to increase more in it.

Some of the advantages for infusing the FDI in non-media are as follows:

  • Infusion of New Technology and incr…

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Question 2

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Public health system has limitations in providing universal health coverage. Do you think that the private sector could help in bridging the gap? What other viable alternatives would you suggest?

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Public Health System in India has a long term goal for achieving Universal Health coverage for providing medical facilities like medicines, doctors and other hospital services at affordable prices and many places free of cost for the poor and down trodden. There is a bill on Public Health Policy pending before the Parliament.

Public Health System in India

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Question 3

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Identify the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that are related to health. Discuss the action taken by the government for achieving the same.

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Millennium Development goals are the targeted goals started in year 2000 by United Nations for a period of fifteen years in diversified fields like poverty, gender equality, education, health with the help of international organizations collaborations.

Millennium Development Goals

The core sector in Millennium Development goals are as follows

  • Poverty …

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Question 4

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Appropriate local community level healthcare intervention is a prerequisite to achieve ‘Health for All’ in India. Explain.

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  • Health for All” is a key concept of WHO where it is important for ensuring universal health coverage without impoverishment. It is the foundation for achieving the health objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . A significant role here is being played by the Local community level healthcare interventions.
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Question 5

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Examine how Karnataka՚s Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act, 2007 can pave way for universalisation of healthcare in the state and also act as model to other states. (250 Words)

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  • As an expert group of the Planning Commission in 2011 proposing a road map for universal coverage, Karnataka is pursuing needed reform the same, notably on containing the cost curve in establishments that operate for profit and where patients with state-supported insurance get treated.
  • Karnataka proposed to amend Karnataka Private Medic…

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