Angol The National Health System

2371 WordsApr 24, 201510 Pages
Erica Angelo PLSC 358 Neu 24 April 2015 Angola: The National Health System Africa, the world’s most-largest and second-most-populous continent, is also home to some of the world’s poorest countries. Many of these developing countries lack a stable economy which translates into the individual lives of their citizens. Since many of these countries have an unstable economy with a combination of a corrupt government and corrupt government officials (for example; money laundering amongst oil companies in Angola), they are unable to obtain access to the proper education, there is an absence of a functioning government, they have little to no access to clean and safe water, and the proper medical treatment and treatment facilities are very scarce or non existent. “An underdeveloped, war-scarred country that has foundered for decades under corrupt leadership, Angola is one of the poorest lands on earth,” (Mouawad). All which can have detrimental effects into their daily lives. Children are the ones who are greatly affected by poverty. They do not receive any of the basic human rights in which they are entitled to such as the right to an education and they fail to receive adequate nutrition. Without the proper education, children are not learning the basic reading, writing, and math skills and the countries literacy rates become lower and poverty levels increase. These children then grow up and are unaware of what is occurring within their own country. Along with the failing
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