By: Autumn Grant
Diseases, Illnesses, Healthcare
- Brazil healthcare system provides universal coverage.
- Rural areas rarely have adequate facilities.
- Excellent private care is available in large cities to those who can afford it.
- Yellow fever and malaria are found in some areas
- A grassroots effort is dispatching mobile healthcare workers to rural to fight infant mortality through education and basic care AIDS is a growing problem.
Activities: for leisure, stress relief or everyday life to be active
- Brazilians enjoy celebrating any occasion, and get - together often include singing and Samba dancing.
- Children spend much of their time outside, various games and sports. older people enjoy playing an Italian game bocce (similar to bowling) and cards.
- Both rich and poor enjoy listening to live music, and international often visit brazil. larger cities have many concerts, plays and museums.
- Brazilians also love going to the movies and social.
Diet, Nutrition, food-traditions, eating styles, celebrations, food connection to events
Use of alchol, drugs, tobacco, relationship to events, traditions, celebrations, etc.
The head of the household is usually the husband, which takes care of the families material needs. Where the spouse cleans the home and takes care of daily chores.
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