Why Mongolia Does Not Have Many Professional Doctors

1851 WordsMay 4, 20168 Pages
Abstract and summary In this semester, I learned how to research health inequality of different countries. Every country has different health inequality and health systems. Economy can affect them, health inequality or health systems, so in my opinion, in Mongolia, economy plays an essential role of health. I researched the relationship between health inequality, economic wellbeing, health care system in Mongolia, health care provision, health status in Mongolia to support my opinion. Summary: Mongolia is located in East Asia and is the in 19th largest country in the world. Mongolia is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. After 70 years, Mongolia started to enter market economy, seeing rapid economic changes.…show more content…
This country is one of the most sparsely populated in the world. Mongolia is bordered by the Russian Federation to the north and the People’s Republic of China to the south, west and east. This country is surrounded by high mountains chains. When it comes to climate, Mongolia has an extreme continental climate with temperatures dropping to minus 30-40 degrees centigrade in the winter and approach about 30-35 degrees centigrade in summer. The climate is very wicked. In the 1990s, Mongolia had rapid economic changes, because the economic system transition to a market economy. Many factors including education, health and social security caused funding to drop rapidly. In fact, this transition devastated Mongolians. On the contrary, after 1194 and since 2000, there are many people that transferred the economy. Poverty and unemployment still are big challenges for Mongolia. Firstly, when it comes to the relationship between health inequality and economic wellbeing, health inequality is influenced by low-income groups and poverty is one reason why patients do not seek medical care. In Mongolia, there are some reasons causing people to die. Firstly, some medical services cannot be delivered at the time, because of the mountains terrain. Health service delivery is challenging due to insufficient funding. Secondly, there are not enough professional doctors, so many patients cannot be treated well. Therefore, money is playing an essential role in
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