Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health.
3) The double burden of undernutrition and obesity needs to be tackled as part of India’s national nutrition strategy. Discuss (250 words)
Why this question:
The question is about discussing the issues of undernutrition and overnutrition and significance of Nation nutrition strategy to consider the two aspects on a mission mode so as to resolve the double burden.
Key demand of the question:
The answer has to deliberate on the causes of the double burden of obesity and undernutrition.
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:
Define what you understand by under and over nutrition.
Discuss first the significance of nutrition on the health of an individual and in what way it is an important component in deciding the growth and development of the country.
Then move on to explain the importance of dealing with the two alarming issues in the Nation nutrition strategy.
Conclude with way forward.