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Healthcare – The Real Cost to All of Us

The lack of health care in poor and developing countries adversely affects the workforce, lowers the overall life expectancy of citizens, and creates a socioeconomic gap that is passed on from one generation to the next. [READ MORE]


The Right to Health Care

Because health is fundamental, many people view health care as a shared responsibility much like sharing the funding for providing citizens with an education. [READ MORE]

The Paradox of Health Care and Poverty

Health care and poverty are very closely linked. The lack of access to health care can lead to poor health, which can in turn lead to poverty. [READ MORE]

Lack of Access to Health Care

Poor access to health care stems from many factors, including lack of health care providers in low-income areas, transportation problems in getting to providers, discrimination by providers, and lack of financial means and health insurance to help pay for care.  [READ MORE]

Health Care Reform in the U.S.

In March 2010, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed by the United States congress and signed into law by the president. This new law will take effect over a four-year  period to lower costs of health care, increase access to affordable care and improve the quality of care available. [READ MORE]