Health issues and policies in the developing countries
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Health issues and policies in the developing countries a background study for World Development Report, 1980 by Frederick L. Golladay

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Statementprepared by Frederick Golladay and Bernhard Liese.
SeriesWorld Bank staff working paper -- no.412
ContributionsLiese, Bernhard.
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Open LibraryOL17542777M

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  It is no secret that health care in developing countries is abysmal. Inhabitants in these countries suffer from unclean water, poor sanitation conditions and a high risk of contracting infectious and severe diseases. In the s, the World Health Organization set a goal to have universal health care across the globe by the year It is now. policy making for developing countries and, as mentioned above, was the basis for the monitoring of health sector reform in Mexico. However, impro vements need to be made. L LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1 Describe the extent of world income inequality. 2 Explain some of the main challenges facing developing countries. 3 Define the view of development known as the “Washington Consensus.” 4 Outline the current debates about development policies. CHAPTER 36W Challenges Facing the Developing Countries In the comfortable urban life of today’s developed countries, most. With the goal of re-establishing “health and equitable development as top priorities in local, national and international policy-making”, the assembly will “draw on and support people's movements in their struggles to build long-term and sustainable solutions to health problems”.