The World We Live In Consists Of 196 Countries, Over 6,500

Better Essays
The world we live in consists of 196 countries, over 6,500 spoken languages, and a tremendous diversity in culture. However, every human on earth is part of a global community and affects individuals around them in some way. Throughout time, many countries have risen and fallen, leaving a wide spectrum of different living conditions. Some countries have prospered, and the majority of their citizens are healthy. However, some countries have not been as lucky, and experience more hardships resulting in limited opportunities to better one’s life. This leads to the question that I will be addressing in this essay, “Is it possible for global health equity to be achieved?”.
Before addressing this question, it is important to fully understand
…show more content…
My first supporting argument is that achieving global health equity is possible by providing people with resources that are sustainable, and tools that help people to succeed. One of the most crucial resources individuals have is sustainable nutrition. Nutrition plays an enormous role in global health, and many countries are affected my malnutrition. In the article, Malnutrition and Health in Developing Countries, the authors discuss the risks of worldwide malnutrition. Muller and Krawinkel describe the causes and signs of protein-energy malnutrition and micronutrient deficiency. Malnutrition is a key factor and direct cause of over 300,000 deaths each year. Not only is malnutrition killing tremendous numbers of people each year, but also severely affecting the overall health of many societies. How can this problem of malnutrition be fixed? Well, many people have contributed to feeding less fortunate countries, but this is not a solution to the core of the problem. In order to solve this epidemic, the core of the problem must be addressed. To eliminate malnutrition, and to create a global health equity, people need to be inhibited with the tools and skills to grow their own food. Majority of people that live malnutrition lives are not lazy, but do not have the resources available to fix their problem. An excellent example of inhibiting growth within communities is
Get Access