11 February, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the draft policy and its features; its criticisms
News: After being directed by the Madras High Court, on January 6, to consider the issue of providing medical care to those suffering from the rare Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSD) as a “national emergency”, the Centre informed the court of having notified a draft national policy on rare diseases.
About the draft policy
Criticism of the policy
Public health groups have criticised the policy on following grounds:
Source: The Hindu
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