The Issue Of Poverty And Hunger

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The Issue of Poverty and Hunger By: Nolan Kibit Lit III 2nd Hour One in seven people die of hunger, and 2.2 million children die each year because they are not immunized .Many people do not know how large of an effect poverty has on the health crisis that we face. Poverty is an important global issue because it plays a role in the estimated one billion people who lack access to health care systems. Health issues are a main concern for countries with high poverty populations. Poverty effects the way we act and live, and our health effects the way that we behave in the real world. Poverty effects our health in many ways including mental health and diseases, access to vaccinations, malnutrition, and attaining adequate healthcare. According to Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, one in seven people go hungry in the world everyday. That is 925 million people. Nearly 50,000 people, including 28,000 children, die everyday due to poverty-related problems and preventable disease in impoverished third-world countries. That doesn't include the other millions of people who are infected with AIDS and other incurable diseases. An overwhelming amount of people with mental and psychosocial disabilities are living in poverty, poor physical health, and are impacted by human rights violations. Mental health issues cannot be considered in isolation from other areas of development, such as education, employment, emergency responses and human rights capacity building. People with mental and psychosocial disabilities is an open to attack group as a result of the way they are treated by society. They are subjected to a sign of social unacceptability and discrimination on a daily basis, and they experience extremely high rates of physical and sexual victimization. Frequently, people with mental disabilities encounter restrictions in the exercise of their political and civil
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