lending institutions

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Lending Institutions, Health Care, and Human Capital

Strayer University
SOC 300 – Soc. Of Developing Countries
Dr. Paula Moore
December 9, 2013

In today’s society a lot of developing countries rely on assistance from the international lending institutions to help with funding. Africa receives about 22 percent of assistance from the World Bank. The World Bank is the main source of lending to this underdeveloped country. By Africa having to largely depend on the World Bank and the IMF this has caused a hindering on their economic development. When the African government borrows from these institutions then the country is forced into abiding by very strict conditions, which usually benefit
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Lastly, a healthier population means more people are able to stand together to demand better treatment by the government. The reason the people are able to do this is because, life expectancy of the infants has gone up, then these infants are able to become educated and then they are able to become trained to get work. With more educated and well trained adults comes the urge to fight for your rights. “Rapid population growth rates also have ramifications for political and social conflicts among different ethnic, religious, linguistic and social groups.”(OAU & ECA, 2006) The government is not really do all that could be done in this country to help improve the health care system. This country is given money by several other countries to help improve their healthcare system. But as of today this country still has a great deal of work to do, before their health care system is even able to deal with current illnesses that their people face. When the government in Africa can take on the responsibility of doing right by aid money given for health care reform, the less they will have to deal with donor governments coming in and tell them how to use the money to reform their health care system. “There are numerous actors trying to improve health care in Africa. They include host governments, bilateral donors, international organizations, NGOs and private foundations. There is always room for improvement in the coordination of health
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