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6th June - The Hindu Editorial - Part-2 (in Hindi)
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Subhodeep Das
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  1. A failure of govenance Life in Plastic Preventing the next health crisis S. UBHODEEP

  2. A failure of govemance Familiar moorings BIRMANIA LAOS FILIPINAS TAILANDIA Prevent the next health crisis VIETNA CAMBODJA MAL SIA SINGAPURA INDON SIA S. UBHODEEP


  4. Preventing the next health crisis A failure of govemance Preventing, the next health crisis S. UBHODEEP

  5. Context OPolicy responses -crucial to tackle the rising incidence of obesity India has a lot to do to tackle nutrition challenges 26 million children suffer from wasting (a low weight-for-height ratio) - second highest number of obese children in the world B/w 1980and 2015, obesity doubled for children and tripled for adults Additional 2.6 million children will be obese in India by 2025- non reversable UBHODEEP

  6. Impact: -Rising obesity is putting pressure on already fragile health systems in India by posing a high such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and some cancers. -high burden of premature mortality lifetime of health problems Research has shown that early warning signs for fatty liver disease can be found in children as young -heart disease and diabetes impose high burdens of catastrophic health expenditure, result in a loss of livelihoods and crush people into poverty. UBHODEEP

  7. Need: OAssurance of adequate nutrition (usually interpreted as dietary calories) and appropriate nutrition (the right balance of nutrients). Policy response has to move from "food security" to "nutrition security" Ostep up its efforts to fight overweight and obesity just as it has been doing with wasting and stunting. Durgency to take public health measures. Dlooks ambitiously toward a universal health coverage system where everyone can access quality health services that are free of financial burden UBHODEEP

  8. to garner the political will to drive "best buys" such as sugar taxes and mass media campaigns on healthy diets Policy responses - include agricultural systems that promote crop diversity (to enable dietary diversity) Regulatory and fiscal measures (to decrease the availability, affordability and promotion of unhealthy foods, while making healthy foods more accessible) Measures: ban the sale of junk food in and around schools. Lancet study on India - higher taxes on junk food can actually lead those on lower incomes to live healthier lives UBHODEEP

  9. OCheck- sale of Junk foods. Counselling and care are needed-ways of managing "poor lifestyle choices", obesity management Olndia should link obesity and undernutrition and treat them as twinned challenges to be jointly addressed under the universal health coverage umbrella. India will be in a better position to fulfil the promise of universal health coverage if it disrupts the cycle whereby poverty leads to NCDs and vice versa. S. UBHODEEP

  10. OPED 1 Pakistan is a neighbour you cant wish away 'Pakistan is a neighbour you can't wish away' former RAW chief interview S. UBHODEEP

  11. two standard excuses solution who do we talk to in Pakistan, and the other, what is the point of speaking to anyone in Kashmir if they are controlled by Pakistan? Need to find people to speak with in Pakistan and in Kashmir. Azaadi means accommodation, dignity, honour and ustice to them. That is the minimum the Kashmiri should get. Beyond that, if you have the imagination, the government should consider proposals of the past, like on autonomy. If [Syed Ali Shah] Geelani Saab(Huriyat) speaks a reasonable line, he must be engaged UBHODEEP