Health Disparities: Preventable Inequalities In Health Care

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Over the past couple of decades, preventable inequalities in health care have been prevailing among countries all over the world. Socio-economic circumstances affect people’s lives in getting access to health care and preventing illness to the populations. Health disparities have been correlated with the lower-income population for the fact that they are viewed and treated unequally within the society they live in. That has been a major problem that arose in the world of health decades ago. This problem had caused plenty of direct and indirect effects on the population and the government that allowed for undesired outcomes to occur in the society. Health disparities lead to direct effects on the victimized group of people including
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Research done by Bryant Cameron and colleagues describe that if a center of health disparities is created it would lead to initiating all possible solutions. They state that “the creation of the national center for minority health and health disparities and mandated health disparities and reportings” allows for related complications to be reported in an organized manner that allows for the discourse to move from identifying health disparities to actually eliminating them (Webb, 2011). Also, as described by NCBI that French physician recommended improving school and working conditions as part of the social interventions to reduce difference mortalities (Gibbons, …show more content…
Research shows that the affected populations are the ones who suffer in being socially disadvantaged in terms of income, education, and ethnicity. Due to the large gap between low-income populations and high-income populations, a distant education level becomes present and leads to an underrepresented minority in terms of access to health care and education about managing simple hygiene. Providing the affected community with basic needs is a great solution to this problem as it beneficially serves both the affected population and the overall population. This solution will introduce new educational methods to understand the proper ways of managing diseases and reduce the spread of them. Another benefit is that it will improve the education level of the affected persons which will, in turn, improve their productivity and directly alter the whole population’s economic levels, improve health access to all people, and eventually eliminate health