Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Disease in Poverty Declining

The part of this article which should be the most surprising, but doesn't actually surprise me, is that the developing nations of the world are doing more for their lower class than the wealthiest nations.  The report mentioned suggests that income inequality - regardless of amounts of wealth - leads to health consequences.

Yesterday Margaret Chan, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), opened the WHO board meeting with a challenge. “Few will disagree with my statement,” she said. “Our world is in very bad shape.”

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