Lack Of Health Care


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Lack Of Health Care

  1. 1. Lack of Health Care
  2. 2. Article 25 Universal Declaration of Human Rights <ul><li>Everyone deserves high quality medical care </li></ul>
  3. 3. Malaria Each year malaria causes 350 to 500 million illnesses
  4. 4. <ul><li>Malaria kills one million people annually </li></ul>
  5. 5. Malaria symptoms include fever, headache, vomiting and other flu-like symptoms
  6. 6. When drugs are not available the infection leads to coma, life-threatening anemia, and death
  7. 7. <ul><li>Poor quality medicines are </li></ul><ul><li>common across Africa </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>More than 30% of medicines on sale are counterfeit, with some pills containing nothing more than chalk or water </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>90% of deaths will be in Africa, mostly in pregnant women … </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>… and children </li></ul>
  11. 11. ` In the worst affected countries average life expectancy has fallen by twenty years
  12. 12. <ul><li>A child dies every 30 seconds from malaria </li></ul>
  13. 13. Malaria No More <ul><li>Malaria No More is determined to end malaria deaths. It provides mosquito nets, medicines, and spraying </li></ul>
  14. 14. Aids Currently 33 million people are living with HIV/AIDS
  15. 15. <ul><li>Since 1981, 65 million people have been infected with HIV , and AIDS has killed more than 25 million people </li></ul>
  16. 16. Sub-Saharan Africa is more heavily affected by HIV and AIDS than any other region of the world
  17. 17. <ul><li>In 2007, around 2 million children in Sub-Saharan Africa were living with HIV </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>And a total of 22 million people were living with HIV </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Last year, the AIDS epidemic in Africa claimed the lives of an estimated 1.5 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>AIDS has created over 13 million orphans, most in sub-Saharan Africa </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>By 2010 there may be </li></ul><ul><li>42 million AIDS orphans </li></ul>
  22. 22. Aids <ul><li>(RED) is an answer to an emergency </li></ul><ul><li>In just two years people have bought enough (RED) product to impact over 2.5 million Africans’ life </li></ul>
  23. 23. Tuberculosis <ul><li>Tuberculosis is on the rise in many countries </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>People living in conflict zones, like Chechnya, are vulnerable as they battle against malnourishment and stress </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Many doctors fled from the violence in Chechnya during WWII, leaving clinics badly understaffed </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Many people are at high risk of developing active TB due to poor health facilities, lack of drugs, and limited access to healthcare </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>The World Health Organization predicts 30 million people will die of TB </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>and 300 million more will become infected in the next ten years </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Everyone deserves high quality medical care </li></ul>