daily-news-prescription-15th-december-2020

GS2: Health  

  • Fertility rate down in most states, NFHS-5 finds   All of 17 states analysed in the fifth round of National Family Health Survey have ... India's population is stabilising, as the total fertility rate (TFR) has ... in most of the states and UTs, it has witnessed an increase in five states
  • Hunger continued even after lockdown: report (TH) Six to seven months after the lockdown, people continued to go to bed hungry, skip meals frequently, and are unable to afford nutritious diets
  • NITI Aayog releases ‘Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India’ (PIB) Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India is a continuation of the work on health systems strengthening. It contributes by suggesting mainstreaming of surveillance by making individual electronic health records the basis for surveillance. Public health surveillance (PHS) is an important function that cuts across primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of care. Surveillance is ‘Information for Action’.

GS2: International Relations 

GS3: Economy