6 Pillars of Sustainable Development

We often intertwine the word development with progress but the question is, is it sustainable? We now begin to understand that not all development is progress. Some of them are a step backward when you consider the long term perspective of development. Overtime, we’ve converted agricultural lands to the industrial and commercial establishment because we think it is what will …

The Most Common Causes of Death in Developing Countries

Knowing the causes of death in developing countries is extremely important at assessing the effectiveness of a country’s health care system. The statistics help authorities determine whether they are focusing on the right health programs. For example, if a country notices an increase in deaths caused by diabetes, then the authorities may want to consider programs which promote a healthy …

What Can Be Done to Improve Health in Developing Countries

Avoidable health problems such as infectious diseases, malnutrition and complications of childbirth are extremely common in developing countries. Unfortunately, there is still a large gap between poor and richer people which reflect different socioeconomic constraints faced by the population of these countries. Despite this, there is some good news though – we can all get involved to improve health in …