House panel moots law to keep a check on private hospitals
Health is an important topic under UPSC GS Paper II (Governance) and UPSC GS Paper III (Developmental issues) of UPSC Mains Examination. Every year UPSC asks minimum 1 question both in Prelims and Mains. Its utilization is also in Essay for UPSC Mains Examination.
What is Health?
According to WHO, Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
National Organ Donation Day
National Organ Donation Day was celebrated on 27th November by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
National Organ Transplant Programme (NOTP)
Provides financial grants for establishing ROTTOs, SOTTOs, developing new and upgrading existing retrieval and transplant centres.
Organ Donation Institutional Set up:
The National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), the Regional Organ & Tissue Transplant Org