Healthcare in Developing Countries
By Katie Crotts
Adele- Hello (2015)
Fact: There are no ambulances or 911 numbers. People often have to walk, sometimes for days, to get to a decent clinic or hospital. http://factsanddetails.com/world/cat57/sub381/item2154.html
Lana Del Ray- God Knows I Tried (2015)
Fact: Nearly all of the deaths occur in the developing world, with poor children facing twice the risk of dying compared to richer children.
Beyonce- Halo (2008)
Fact: According to the United Nations poor sanitation skills 1.5 million children every year.
Bob Marley- One Love (1965)
Fact: Hospitals provide bed sheets, but the families of patients are required to bring everything else: towels, soap, dish, towels, toilet paper and extra food.
John Mayer- Waiting On The World to Change (2007)
This song describes how different people deal with problems in the world. Malaria and pneumonia spread across the land of Africa, still to this day children die by preventable reason. Across the region, children continue to die from causes that can be easily prevented. Lack of sanitation with lack of simple health care benefits or access to everyday care.
Fact: More than 40 per cent of child deaths were caused by pneumonia.
Jonh Lennon- Imagine (2008)
Fact: Due to lack of ambulance service 268 women die out of every 100,000 live births.
Beyonce- I Was Here (2012)
This song hilights the fact that the littlest things can make the biggest differances. People who go across the world to help make a differences in the lives of young children and famlies can closley relate to this song. Medical volunteer programs such as Doctors Without Borders, or the Peace Corps help millions of famlies get through the winter or give care to common sicknesses.
Fact: In 2005, a strategy that moved the treatment of severe acute malnutrition out of hospitals was widely expanded for the first time in Niger.
USA for Africa- We Are The World (2008)
This song shows how team work and togetherness can come together to make someone elses day better. We are the world so we should all made make a difference in our lives and the lives of others. Dontations and mission trips are really the only things keeping under developed countries living. Everyday is a struggle for these people but only we can make a difference.
Fact: One billion people live in developing countries live on less than US$1 a day, and 2.5 billion are living on less than $2 a day