Health Care

Skewed vision

Print edition : July 19, 2019

Students of PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Coimbatore, in February 2017. There is an almost exclusive reliance on NEET at every stage of education as the single most important strategy of all educational governance. Photo: M. Periasamy

At the Military Nursing School in Delhi, a file photograph. There is a proposal to phase out all diploma education in nursing and make BSc the only nursing entry. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

The policy fails to address concerns of equity in access to health care or access to health care education and will pave the way for an unhealthy commercialisation of education in this domain.
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