Essay on Ukraine: Population crisis

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Purcell Consulting Company is world’s foremost independent consulting company regarding policy issues for governments, and we are glad that you have chosen us in helping with your policies. As addressed in your personal statement, you are extremely concerned about your country’s population decline, and the years to come. This problem, distressing to say, is notably related to the way your government is governed, as well as other factors including health issues, and economics that puts a strain on the your population. In this assessment I will brief on specific reasons for your countries declining population, as well as sufficient solutions in solving this apprehensive problem.      First I would first like to…show more content…
Economics, as mentioned above, is why there is a failing health care system. Most citizens can’t afford to have regular check ups for their health. Most are rather concerned with saving and earning enough money for food and shelter for themselves and their family. In addition, due to economics, fertility rates have also dropped. Dr. Wolowyna believes that Ukrainian couples decide not to have children due to the inability to support a child (Health care, school and etc), as well as to be besieged by economic responsibilities of aging relatives and spouses (Jarosewich). Furthermore, Ukraine’s population is also at a decline due to migration. For example, official Ukrainian statistics state that about 100,000 people emigrated from Ukraine to neighboring countries such a Poland and Russia. Ukraine's parliamentary commissioner for human rights, Nina Karpecheva, claimed last year that about 7 million Ukrainians were seeking work abroad because of poverty and unemployment at home (Jamestown). In my opinion as well as Dr. Wolowyna, Ukraine’s declining population is a “primary reflection of [Ukraine’s] economic crisis (Jarosewich).      In hopes of stopping a declining population, you must enforce new innovated governmental policies in Ukraine. For example, you must boost your economy by providing more jobs. A good way to do this is to learn from other countries, such as India.
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