Health Policy and Values

1583 Words Dec 9th, 2014 7 Pages
Health Policy Values

Anil Jose

UIC

November 5th, 2014

Introduction A person’s physical state, mental state and social well-being defines health. According to World health Organization (WHO), “A resource for everyday life, not the objective of living. Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities"(WHO, 2014). Health care policies are defined and implied by government for the betterment of general health of the public. This paper heavily distributed between personal views, religious implications and beliefs; moreover, writers view point on health policy.
Personal Values and Spiritual Beliefs The writer, is born and raised in India. Raised in an upper middle
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Abortion is a major subject but believes in women’s right to make decision of her and her baby. Policy should not interfere in family matters. Some specific situation where the patient should have the option for abortion; for example, rape and abnormality in the fetus, where mother’s life is in danger Writers Orthodox values and faith are strong, concept of spirituality and morality, are to keep in simple and fare. It’s a balance between healthy thinking, prayers and positive outcomes. Being raised in Christian values, education was the top priority. Giving respect to elders, and praying daily, and eating a healthy diet was part of our daily life. A famous Bible quotes “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding”. This still remains writes guiding torch.
Perspective on Health care Policy In the United States, healthcare cost and quality of service continues to be a major concerns. U. S. is the leading country that overspends than its counterpart nation over healthcare services. Unfortunately, it is reported that the money spend is not effective and results and not encouraging. Research on QOS are cut short due to cost concerns. The writer is from India, the largest democratic and populated country in the world. The term health insurance doesn’t exist in India. There are no insurance companies in India. There are two sectors for health services in India;

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