Improve Basic Health Care Services
Improve health care through tackling issues using sustainable model of delivery and services.
How many lives can be saved through vaccination programs in the developing countries? How many children and adults' eyesight can be restored? What about looking for means to combat malaria, dengue fever, etc and/or eradicate the spread of mosquitoe-borne diseases? What about bringing HIV drugs to communities who can't afford such expensive drugs? (Image used courtesy Wia-Tirol
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There are inspirational examples for example in restoring eyesight, the work of Fred Hollows: $25 can restore someone's sight!; the use of Oral Rehydration Therapy, targetted vaccination programs in developing countries, etc.
Basic health care in developing countries can be improved. However, the countries' budgets and priorities towards health care, even basic services, remain very underfunded. What role can the developed countries play? How can corporations get involved? Can some innovative thinking be applied to solving this?