Healthcare in India has made great progress, but challenges remain

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health   Source: IE Context: India will continue to have the world’s youngest population for more than three decades, but to fully capitalise on this advantage there is the need to overcome certain difficult health issues.   Some recent achievements …

NFHS Survey:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Issues related to Health.   Context: The National Family and Health Survey (NFHS)-5, the most comprehensive survey on socio-economic and health indicators in the country, has been released. The previous four rounds of the NFHS were conducted in 1992-93, 1998-99, 2005-06 and 2015-16.   Highlights of the Report: Women outnumber men, …