Day December 14, 2020

Global Health Estimates

• Global Health Estimates (GHE) released by World Health Organization estimates that all noncommunicable diseases together accounted for 74% of deaths globally in 2019. Key findings are: • Heart disease has remained the leading cause of death (16% of total)…

Draft Indian Ports Bill, 2020

• Bill will repeal and replace the Indian Ports Act, 1908 to effectively regulate and control ports in India and facilitate the structured growth and development of the port sector. Key feature of bill: • Central Maritime Port Regulatory Authority…

[Editorial Analysis] Nursing Education

Mains Paper 2: Education Prelims level: Nursing education Mains level: Education, Health, Government policies CONTEXT: • Nursing education in India suffers poor quality of training, inequitable distribution, and non-standardised practices. There is a dire need to revive its way of…