daily-news-prescription-19-november-2020

GS2: Polity   

GS2: Health  

  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan addresses Global Prevention Coalition (GPC) for HIV Prevention (PIB) Speaking on India’s unique HIV prevention model which is centeredaround the concept of ‘Social Contracting’ through which the Targeted Interventions (TI) programme is implemented, the Union Health Minister remarked, “With support from Non-Government Organizations, the programme is aimed at providing outreach, service delivery, counselling & testing and ensuring linkages to HIV care. India’s prevention model can be adopted and scaled up in many countries by tailoring the intervention as per local settings. It can also be replicated in other prevention and disease control programmes.”

GS3: Economy   

  • Finance panel for PPPs on health infra (TH) The Fifteenth Finance Commission has mooted a greater role for public-private partnerships to ramp up the health infrastructure and scale up public spending on health from 0.95% of GDP to 2.5% by 2024, its chairperson N.K. Singh said on Wednesday.

GS3: Environment   

GS3: Science & Technology