The downfall of Venezuela Health Care Facilities The Downfall of Venezuela Health Care Facilities Amanda Sutton MHA 630 Global and Population Health: Comparative Catherine Kisavi-Atatah May 6, 2019 1
The downfall of Venezuela Health Care Facilities Introduction Human rights are inherent regardless of race or ethnicity, and it must be implemented within the country. Humans are entitled to health care services; some countries may offer universal health while others are under develop and struggle to provide quality care. There has been an increase in disasters within the capital of Venezuela that is forcing its residence to seek health care resources elsewhere. According to Patricia Laya (2019)” Once one of Latin America’s richest countries, it’s now plagued with shortages of everything from toilet paper to antibiotics and food.” The primary role is to identify what are resources Venezuela lacks on the whole which results in poverty or child health crises. This paper will focus on the rise and fall of Venezuela health care system. . Impact on the vulnerable population Venezuela a Spanish speaking country that was liberated in 1821, a country whose wealth came from Oil. This all came to a crash due to inflation rates dropping to the worst throughout the country’s history. This section will mainly focus on a few points to better understand the impact on the entire country: 1. Groups that are impacted (child, adults and elderly) 2. An uprising of disease/ insects such as mosquitoes infecting individuals with gangue fever 3. Crimes rates increasing 4. Migration seeking food and medicine 2
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