What role do socioeconomic conditions play in the increased risk for infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, influenza and hepatitis?
Captainmarvel: 8 months ago
Socioeconomic conditions play a significant but not a total role as evidenced by the conditions in the poorest part of the world. [ - Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the region most affected by the global infectious disease phenomenon- accounting for nearly half of infectious disease-caused deaths worldwide. Sixty-five percent of all deaths in
Sub-Saharan Africa are caused by infectious diseases. Rudimentary health care delivery and response systems, the unavailability or misuse of drugs, the lack of funds, and the multiplicity of conflicts are exacerbating the crisis.
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