Global Health Care Crisis

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Global health care is a crisis that continues to affect lives of many people of all ages. Americans are very fortunate to have well-developed health care provision. However, some developing countries, like countries in Africa, are not so fortunate. They do not have access to health centers, good nutrition, and for some, any shelter. Imagine a life without heath care. Many people will suffer with no cure to diseases and no preventative medications, as well as immunizations. Not only is the lack of medical attention a crisis but also inhibits environmental factors. Therefore a concerning question is, why is there a health care crisis? Health care is limited in some countries due to the lack of available medicinal processes, sanitary conditions, …show more content…
The question is why? Well, in America, qualified personal can go from state to state, easily. It is very hard for people to access developing countries. Even if they do have a couple, places like Africa is a huge continent and it would be impossible to help every single person in need of medical attention. PharmAccess states that, “Africa is home to some of the world 's most impoverished populations and is confronted with multiple healthcare crises”, which means the diseases can spread easily (Health Care in Africa, n.d). The quality of care needed is often not going to be available due to the crisis of having no one to provide care. The only way that people will receive care is if they turn to what is called the private sector (Health Care in Africa, n.d). However, the private sector leads to fragmented provision and the quality of care is lacking because the care needed is not available. Even though little health care is better than none at all, the residents cannot afford any health care. However, with any problem there can be a solution. The only way that places like, Africa, can have improved health intervention is if healthcare systems have to start functioning …show more content…
For instance, some places may suffer from pollution which can cause people to grow very sick. Lives cannot develop nor can their community. Deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, wetland degradation, and insect infestation occur in Africa. They tend to blame the environmental problems on the rapid growth of population and poverty (Environmental Challenges Affecting). The air pollutions causes the water and land quality to be poor. Therefore, the environmental conditions and the sanitary conditions go hand in hand. Sanitary conditions is something that can be changed if they develop sanitary ways to do things. Environmental factors are not so easy to control and that is why many people have to go in and help developing

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