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HIV/AIDS and Mental: The Interaction in sub-Saharan Africa
In the battle against HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, disparity in mental health care plays a key part in stopping the spread of the deadly disease. Currently it is believed over 50 percent of persons living with HIV/AIDS ...
The Unexamined Link: Type II Diabetes and Poverty
. . . diabetes is considered to be the nation’s fastest growing health problem. The impact is largely on those of low socioeconomic status (SES), who have less access to resources and healthcare. . . . Unfortunately, the ...
Can Universal Insurance Ensure Access to Healthcare?
. . . providing health insurance does not ensure equitable access to care. Moreover, all health insurance programs are not alike and the minimal packages may not suffice. There are several types of access problems, including ...
Rural Obesity in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and a Need for Change
. . . Glasgow et al. (2004) notes that “researchers have generally failed to investigate systemically whether the diet and obesity in rural areas differ from that in urban areas or to examine the impacts of rural/urban ...