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Health and growth in Africa

Germano Mwabu

Health and growth in Africa

by Germano Mwabu

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Published by Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical care -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGermano Mwabu.
      SeriesKIPPRA discussion paper ;, no. 43
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA545 .M93 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 30 p. ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3445523M
      ISBN 109966949690
      LC Control Number2005328360
      OCLC/WorldCa60402274

      Population Growth: The Impact on Health and Societies. 2 years ago 4 min read. Share it! A United Nations report released in puts the current world population at billion people. By this number is expected to increase to billion and eventually billion by Collinson, who will be speaking at the Africa Health. The number of people age 60 and over in sub-Saharan Africa will nearly double from over 34 million in to over 67 million in The number of older people is growing more rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa than in the developed world and will continue to do so in the future. The average annual growth rate of the population age 60 and over in.

        The apparently unabating national and household poverty in Africa is widely debated, and yet, despite the substantial growth in the global economy over the past half century, most of Africa remains poor. that the commission's report has much in common with the key regional strategies within Africa to improve health systems and outcomes.   A comparative study of healthcare policy in Africa, the book explores the impact of historical institutions, multilateral organizations, and informal norms, such as, respectively, colonialism, the World Health Organization, and the Western-inspired biomedical approach to disease on health policy choices, implementation, and results in s: 2.

        Africa’s health care community, five main impera-tives emerged that together create an agenda that can mobilize the responsible development of pri-vate sector health care in the region. Develop and enforce quality standards. Initial efforts at enhanced regulation could have large.   Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP has grown five percent a year since and is expected to grow even faster in the future. Although pessimists are quick to point out that this growth has followed increases in commodities prices, the success of recent political reforms and the increased openness of African societies give the region a good chance of sustaining its boom for years to come.


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