An Examination on the Reverberation of COVID 19 on the Socio–Economic Conditions of the People and a Need to Improve the Indian Health Care System

Authors

  • Sumanta Bhattacharya Research Scholar and Policy Analyst, Department of Development Studies, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Howrah, India
  • Bhavneet Kaur Sachdev Student, Department of Development Studies, Calcutta University, Howrah, India

Keywords:

COVID-19, lockdown, poverty, hunger, hospital, lack of oxygen cylinders, poor infrastructure, corona virus

Abstract

COVID-19 shows us the  how poorly India is prepared for a disaster , covid-19 followed by natural disasters and new disease , with a humongous population of 1.3 billion with maximum people are live in poverty and are dependent on daily wages , with complete lockdown people dying more duty to hunger and poverty than corona , the slum dwellers , street vendors and the vulnerable section of the society has been worst affected , we are lacking with testing kits , oxygen cylinder , only 2 % of the population has been vaccinated where India was among the top countries to make vaccine , India has entered the second wave of corona virus ,elections . more than 50 people gathering , weddings on , people not following guidelines have equally contributed to the rise of corona virus , no social distancing has been made and in the rural and slums areas in particularly , the covid-19 also show  little the government invests in the health care services in India , where in rural India you don’t have hospitals , medicine stores , necessary resources or primary health care services to treat the people, in fact even in the urban sectors in the public hospital we have poor infrastructure  problem followed by lack of equipment’s and human resources , India is a global hotspot for corona cases today and it is highly dependent on medical help from foreign countries.

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Published

27-11-2021

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S. Bhattacharya and B. Kaur Sachdev, “An Examination on the Reverberation of COVID 19 on the Socio–Economic Conditions of the People and a Need to Improve the Indian Health Care System ”, IJRAMT, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 98–101, Nov. 2021.

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