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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Care as a talk problem: We need to better report and prove narratives

Through the historically polarized health policy debates in the country, we must protect ourselves from alarm and sensationalism in mass media.



The Health chapter in the BJP election program is titled "Care All" and the Congress Manifesto Health Secretary begins with the line: "Care is a public good". BJP has an effective implementation of an even more secure version of its already ambitious flagship initiative; the Ayushman Bharat. At the same time, the Congo has promised to earn 3% of the BIP to activate a healthcare entitlement. Never before in India was the gap between what the activists ask and what the manifestos of the main parties so badly disperse. What we have here is a historic opportunity to engage in a national debate on ensuring a decent health protection for all Indians.

There is also continuity in the policy - at least in health, the NDA performance was a UPA-III action. What the BJP has promised in its manifesto can very well be called UPA IV. However, what Congress promised is a clear lack of past in its tone, ambition and scale, until the point of non-realism is in a five-year time frame.

The NDA government was able to consolidate, build and broad-based UPA representatives, such as Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) and Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP). We hope that after a period of a 'common minimum program' we will pass on all major political parties in the policy of health, preventing incidents and losses.

Health policy and risk of false news
While the quality of the general health information system in India is much to be desired, we live in times of unsatisfactory access to health information that can help utilities, assess impact and rainfall on task. The general quality of our policy memorandum and media conversations remains low, as they are not informed by relevant numbers, evidence and often, an elementary fact check. Only this week we read that an IT department leads the national media for a ride and manages a wide array of media platforms to publish plugs for their commercial product.

When the quality of the mainstream stays healthy, there is a risk of false news that the grid represents and originally significant policy fractions. Three recent examples look below to make the point that uninformed reports are misleading and often can be harmful. Numbers are an alliance, and health policy talks must be informed by evidence.

Three issues
The current H1N1 outbreak in Rajasthan saw some sensationalist coverage by national and regional media and parallels made regularly to the 2015 outbreak, the least in history. However, a study of data shows that in the course of March 2015, Rajasthan recorded more than 6000 H1N1 cases and killed more than 350. In 2019, the corresponding numbers became more than 4,500 cases and more than 150 were killed. The part of the dead for totally positive problems is amazing in Rajasthan, in comparison to more years of 2016, 2017 and 2018, which demonstrate the success of the government in treating the disease in a year with a high succession.

The Uttar Pradesh government, however, has been a successful campaign against Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Ensephalitis (JE) which has disappeared from sephalitis over the states has not had enough coverage, even if encephalitis has regularly reported deaths in national readings good as regional media. In 2018, Uttar Pradesh saw only 255 killed by encephalitis - much less than in 2017 (747), 2016 (694) or 2015 (521). Last year, perhaps, the first time in a ten-year period as encephalitis was killed below 500 in Uttar Pradesh.

Recent reports on a large number of children in a hospital in Bhuj, Gujarat. National media headlines suggested that more than 1,000 children died in the hospital in the last 5 years, which may play a role. The fact that large hospitals often collaborate with complex cases that often maintain a large rural area has often seen a number of media by the media. Also responding was a judicial inquiry in 2018, which conducted investigations by the opposition party in Gujarat of the "Gorakhpur gory repetition" and had brought a clean cap to the same hospital.

India's Road to Evidence-Based Universal Health Care
If India - under BJP or Congress or another party - reaches the dream of Health for All, there must be a national discussion, which is proven by evidence. Parliamentary elections, in which both major national parties generally support interesting public health care institutions, provide India with a historic opportunity to open such talks.

However, the invaders discussed above warn us about the possibility of participating interests and fake news that heal certain interim discussions about the

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