Healthcare structure in germany is sufficient for

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healthcare structure in Germany is sufficient for supporting healthcare improvements because as the times have changed, the German healthcare has also changed and grown. Each level of government continues to have specific responsibilities. While jurisdiction and policy legislation is passed by the central government, “state governments are responsible for hospital planning, managing state hospitals, and supervising the sickness funds and physician associations, [while] local governments manage local hospitals and public health programs” (Ridic, Gleason, & Ridic, 2012). Training mediators with “migrant background who disseminate information on health topics within their own cultural group, and facilitate access to the health system” (Spallek, Zeeb, & Razum, 2010), could be a possible way to help solve the problem of immigrants having lower access due to language or cultural barriers. Being able to adapt, and develop new prevention programs that address the general population, as well as the immigrants, will also help with major health problems. Furthermore, a core aspect that could be done would be to raise awareness of the specific situations and needs of migrants, as well as the diverse needs of all of their patients; among doctors and other healthcare providers. Also employing more physicians and medical staff would help to lessen the load the medical personnel and volunteers are already experiencing. Focusing on the three issues I have addressed: 1. Exotic diseases, 2. Comprehensive Coverage for new immigrants and 3. Ageing Population, Germany will be able to help their overall population flourish to new heights. Some of the immigrants are trained and well-qualified as skilled workers in areas such as academics and engineering. The population decline that Germany has been experiencing may be reversed thanks to the immigrants and the birth rate being on the rise once more. Meaning the working age will be able to sustain the economy down the road. Which will, in turn, boost employment throughout Germany, helping to boost the economy and society as a whole.
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