Luginbuhl Assignment

Luginbuhl Assignment - per 1,000 live births And the...

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Luginbuhl Assignment Belarus was originally a territory of the former Soviet Union since the onset of the Second World War. However, following the dissolve of the Soviet Union, Belarus was declared a sovereignty in 1990, but the country itself declared its independence on August 25, 1991. Based on the International Monetary Fund’s standards in 2011 Belarus qualifies as a developing country, specifically a middle income country with a per capita income of 12,120 dollars per year. Belarus spends approximately 5.8 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product on health care, which amounts to about 730 dollars of total expenditure on health per capita as of 2009. The life expectancy of males in Belarus is 64 years versus women who have an average life expectancy of 76 years, which is comparable to that of the life expectancy in the United States and other developed nations. The probability of a child under the age of five dying is 12
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Unformatted text preview: per 1,000 live births. And the probability of death during child birth is 12 to 100,000 live births as of the 2009 health profile. According to the health profile, 100 percent of births in Belarus are attended to by a skilled health care professional. The likeliness of a child dying under the age of five is accounted by prematurity consisting of 10 per cent of the deaths, followed by death from congenital abnormalities at 25 per cent, and an unspecified category of other accounting for 37 per cent of deaths. The prevalence of HIV or AIDs is approximately 3 per 1000 adults between the ages 15 to 49; however the prevalence of tuberculosis is somewhat higher at 58 persons per 100,000 of the population. The prevalence of this disease seems to be higher in the rural areas of Belarus with 63 persons per 100,000 of the population....
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