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Sick and Suffering. By: Aditi Bahali and Leah Kracke. Introduction. The World Health Organization(WHO) “Every State has ratified at least one international human rights treaty recognizing the right to health.” ( “The Right To Health, Factsheet 31, p.1, OHCHR and WHO, undated” ).

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Sick and suffering

Sick and Suffering

By: AditiBahali and Leah Kracke


Introduction
Introduction

  • The World Health Organization(WHO)

  • “Every State has ratified

    at least one international

    human rights treaty

    recognizing the right to health.”

    (“The Right To Health, Factsheet 31, p.1, OHCHR and WHO, undated”)


Health care in the u s
Health Care In The U.S.

  • Wealthy nations provide universal health care.

  • The US has not seen health as a human right, but as a privilege.



Foreign countries
Foreign Countries

  • Reasons health provision is challenging

  • Developing countries strive to provide universal health care.

  • Poverty is a major problem


How far will they go
How Far Will They Go

  • One billion people lack access

  • A case of a woman in Bududua, Uganda



Those who have the power to help don t
Those Who Have The Power To Help, Don’t.

  • 2000 children per day in Africa die

  • Trachoma: easily preventable

  • Medication errors


Citations
Citations

  • Shah, Anup. “Diseases—Ignored Global Killers.” Global Issues. 02 Oct. 2010. Web. 01 Dec. 2011. <http://www.globalissues.org/article/218/diseases-ignored-global-killers>.

  • Shah, Anup. “Health Care Around the World.” Global Issues. 22 Sep. 2011. Web. 01 Dec. 2011. <http://www.globalissues.org/article/774/health-care-around-the-world>.


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