Online Symposium on Public Health System in India
ASM organized an online symposium on ‘Public Health System in India’ on 31 May 2021. Students from Kalindi College (Delhi University) were invited as panelists comprising` Ms. Purvi Gupta Ms. Hina Chahar & Ms. Tannu.
The panelists spoke on the current state of health care system in India and how this can be improved so that it reaches even to the marginalized section of the society. It was also discussed that although the three-tier health care system of India is a robust one, it requires to be properly managed and supervised so that it does not crack under the pandemics like Covid-19. They also mentioned that even the community should come forward to reinforce the existing healthcare system under state control so that benefit goes even to the most vulnerable sections. Further the speakers observed that optimism of the people will enable them to survive this pandemic.
In his closing remarks Mr. O.P. Khanduja, Executive Director, ASM, emphasized the role of community in ensuring healthcare to all. He mentioned that healthcare should be a collective responsibility of people, community, private sector and the state. The discussion was jointly moderated by Dr. Shweta Jha, Apeejay School of Management and Dr. Monika Kulshreshtha, IINTM.