International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 7, Issue 4 (2021)

Review of health policies & programmes for elderly in India: With special reference to Rampurhat health district of West Bengal


Sasmita Patel, Rupa Salui Karmakar

Among the different stages of a life cycle, ‘Old Age’ is most vulnerable and generally problem-ridden. Health is a vital issue to maintain their well-being and good quality of life in their old-age period. In India, the health policies and programmes denote that the Government has just started to think seriously about elderly care. Yet, it is a great challenge before the country to attend and provide health services as required to all the needy. But, a comprehensive approach with the help of family, community, Government, and Non-Government organizations, etc. may assist the elderly in a more organized way in their health crisis.
Pages : 99-103