Global or International Inequalities in Health
The probability of premature death (death before 65) in sub-Saharan Africa is 4x that of Western European countries.
Life expectancy has actually gone DOWN in Africa with adults more likely to die earlier than they would in 1990.
Half a million women die each year of a consequence of childbirth, 99% of these in the 3rd world.
IMR – 479 per 100,000 births ion developing countries
27 in developed countries
Poverty and Mortality
The extremes of poverty
· 30,000 children die everyday of preventable diseases caused by…