VI MONOGRAPH : QUESTIONS
Q1. How can we bring about greater health awareness amongst people
Q2. How can people take charge of their own health ?
Q3. How far has primary health care as a concept succeeded all
over the world? In the developing countries? And in India?
Q4. Why is there a lack of political will in India about health
problems? How can it be remedied?
Q5. Do people really care what governments do with regard to health?
Do governments really care what people need with regard to health? Do medical people really care what governments , and people,
do with regard to health?
Q6. What specific thrust areas need to be targeted in the current
X Five Year Plan (2002-2007), and subsequent plans, to increase health spending and bring about proper utilization of health-funds
by the Center and States?
Q7. How far have we reached in the direction of Health for all
by the Year 2000 (It is already 2004, remember)? And where do we go from here?
Q8. Will we ever have governments, people and medical establishments
actively cooperating to bring about better health care for the citizens of this country?
Q9. What should doctors and medical institutions do?
Q10. What should governments do ?
Q11. What needs to be done to make health and education a hard-core
political issue from the soft one it is today?
Q12. How can we ensure a Right to Health for the Indian citizens
Q13. How can we ensure that education, health and employment become
the focus of attention in developing societies like India?
Q14. What specific efforts need to be put in to increase health
spending from 0.9 % to 2% of GDP?
Q15. Are policies like medicare