Lack Of Education

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Every year millions of people in developing countries die because of a limited access to medical care and the lack of knowledge of basic hygiene. Though this problem is evident and well known why is no one able to do anything? Health problems turn out to be only the surface problem, but when one looks deeper at these countries social and economically status, many bigger problems are revealed. A lack of education, very low yearly income, scarcity of food and clean water and insufficient number of hospitals and absence of infrastructure within. Before people can start worrying about their personal health, these everyday problems must be removed. Many debates have argued why there is a lack of good health, high mortality rate among infants and …show more content…
One who is educated can earn a decent living and also give back to their community. But when many in a developing country are not able to receive education it only harms them but also their country’s progress. “It is generally accepted nowadays that the level of education of the labour force has a direct bearing on the total production of a country. This explains the relation between the educational system as the supplier of knowledge on the one hand and economic growth on the other”. (Education in developing countries) In many communities around world there is a shortage of doctors and nurses. The reason is that those communities are not able to provide the proper level of education required and those that do many times does not have adequate resources for the students. An example of this is Ethiopia’s main medical school at Addis Ababa University which had “severe constraints on the training of personnel because of crowed libraries facilities and shortage of textbooks, teaching material and staff”. (Health and Medical Care in Ethiopia) Very simply, when the people in these communities are given access to education they can get better jobs and in turn a higher yearly …show more content…
When one problem is resolved the next will be too, it is a chain effect. Sadly, the reality of the solution is that these are difficult issues to fix and require the effort of many people and most importantly time. Drastic changes in any society never happen overnight but take years and maybe even decades. This can be successful done with several factors in play; the first would be leadership. Proper leadership, in any situation is key to the success of it. The leader will be able to create and execute an efficient plan and will definitely have more access to resources that any civilian would. Once a capable leader is put in charge and plan must be created. The first step would be to build better infrastructure especially schools, colleges and hospitals. Then hiring more teachers, doctors and other workers would aid in the better functioning of the hospitals and schools. Revising the education system is just as crucial in order to prepare the next generation to be successful. As I said before, this entire process is a chain reaction. Once you build the hospitals and schools, hire staff and begin providing the necessary resources, the health of the people will eventually get

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