health system

DMPQ-. World Health Organization plays an important role during the pandemic. Throw light on WHO’s roles and responsibilities amid Covid19 pandemic crisis.

Answer. The World Health Organization (WHO), the UN’s health agency, has played a crucial role in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, ever since the first cases were identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. Helping countries to prepare and respond The plan, which is updated as fresh information and data improve WHO’s understanding of the characteristics of the virus and how to respond, acts as a guide for developing country-specific plans.  The health agency’s six regional offices, and 150 country offices, work closely with governments around the world to prepare their health systems for the ravages of COVID-19, and ... Read more

04.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Creda plans total 600 mw capacity solar pv installations   The Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) envisages installation of grid-connected solar PV rooftop projects with aggregate capacity of 600 MW in different categories across the State, officials informed.   Notably, CREDA is targetting installation of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV Projects across the State. The generated solar power may be utilized for captive application and the surplus power will be fed to the grid, officials informed.   The aim is to reduce the fossil fuel based electricity load on main grid and make building self-sustainable from the point ... Read more

Importance of Science & Technology as an engine for national development- Industrial development & Urbanization

Importance of Science & Technology as an engine for national development- Industrial development & Urbanization Professor Freeman J. Dyson, of Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, in his book “Infinite in all Directions,” had this to say about Technology: “Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of Life, it is perhaps the greatest of God’s gifts. It is the mother of civilization, of Arts and of Sciences. Technology continues to grow to liberate mankind from the constraints of the past. The most revolutionary aspect of technology is its mobility. Anybody can learn it. It jumps easily over barriers of ... Read more

Health Policy of Chhattisgarh

Health Policy of Chhattisgarh The Chhattisgarh State Integrated Health and Population Policy 2006 The Chhattisgarh State Integrated Health and Population Policy 2006 reiterates the commitment of the State to promote health for all and to provide quality health care services, especially to those in remote and difficult areas. The Policy aims at sustainable human development by ensuring that every citizen has adequate access to basic essentials of life, reducing socioeconomic disparities, improving the quality of life and stabilising the population. Securing the rights of disadvantaged and marginalised groups would be given the highest priority with the aim of eliminating discrimination ... Read more

Health and Health Infrastructure in the State of Chhattisgarh

Health and Health Infrastructure in the State of Chhattisgarh Health is defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing and not merely absence of disease or infirmity”. Health is a fundamental human right, emphasised the Alma-Ata Declaration of 1978. Since the Alma- Ata conference on health, which focused on equitable and cost-effective primary health care, health has become an important national concern in most countries. Hon’ble Chief Minister is the premier for the overall public health system of Chhattisgarh Health System. The Department of Health & Family Welfare is under the ... Read more