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Despite incredible improvements in health since 1950, there are still a number of challenges, which should have been easy to solve. Consider some issues :
One billion people lack access to health care systems.
36 million deaths each year are caused by noncommunicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic lung diseases. This is almost two-thirds of the estimated 56 million deaths each year worldwide. (A quarter of these take place before the age of 60.)
(CVDs) are the number one group of conditions causing death globally. An estimated 17.5 million people died from CVDs in 2005, representing 30% of all global deaths. Over 80% of CVD deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.
Over 7.5 million children under the age of 5 die from malnutrition and mostly preventable diseases, each year.
In term of percentage of Gross Domestic Product spent on health globally, each countries has spent a tremendous amount of money on health, just mention few, ranging from Afghanistan which had spend 9.6% of her GDP on health, Austria 10.6%, south Africa 8.5%,spain 9.4%, UK 9.3% and USA 17.9% in the year between 2009 and 2013 just to mention few countries. Introduction Global health care is talking about the health of the world population and this transcends the perspectives and concerns of…
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