The Importance Of Disease In Germany
Even with these numbers Germany still has problems within that region of the world.
Within every country they have their burden of disease that greatly impact the population, and Germany is no different. The leading disease in Germany as of 2012 is cardiovascular disease and diabetes, within a population of 82,727,000 people over 6,000 people are affected. Following close behind is cancer and neuro-psychiatric conditions; where there is over 9,000 people (“World Health Organization”, 2015). There are multiple components that go with these different burdens that also have an effect on the population. In this region ischemic heart disease is present within 15.3% of the population and hypertensive heart disease within 4% (“World Health Organization”, 2015). Both of these different diseases are the reason why cardiovascular disease is so prevalent. According …show more content…
The Millennium Campaign (2015) states that, the eight goals are to work towards the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender equality and empower women, reduce child mortality, improve maternal health, combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other disease, ensure environmental sustainability, and global partnership for development. (pp. 2). Germany had four objectives to its development policy. These objectives were to reduce poverty, protect the environment and the climate, build peace and promote democracy, and promote equitable forms of globalization (“United Nations”, 2008). Germany has taken the initiative to achieve these different goals in multiple ways. They have annual funding to help with HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis and improve the health care systems. These funds have risen from 435 million dollars to 725 million dollars in a two year time span. They also pledge to be a part of the debt2health initiative. This initiative allows country within a specific health sector to cancel their debt on the condition they donate at least half that amount in the health sector. (“United Nations”, 2008). This European country has made it a point increase funding to primary education. Disbursement of funds in 2007, reached 90 million dollars and there are major increases that are being planned to further help the education (“United Nations”, 2008).