27 May The miracle of allopathy: A response to Baba Ramdev (Indian Express,GS-2,Health)
Context:- Ramdev, who is an ayurvedic teacher, an entrepreneur and a yoga teacher as well, recently remarked about the efficacy of allopathy.
What does allopathy do:-
- Allopathic science is a medical science which is based on the cure rather than prevention.
- Yoga works on prevention.
- Allopathic science where most of the disease can be cured whereas yoga works on prevention.
Why allopathy is important now a days:-
- Allopathy is far ahead in the medical field because of its research and human resource.
- Other sciences lacks R&D
Issues in india:-
- Inadequate allopathic health infrastructure
- Poor quality programme
- Post covid issues such as mucormycosis
- Robust health infrastructure
- Blend of yoga and allopathy
- Focus on prevention
- Quality health care
- Quality health professional.