Low Health Expectancy

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STUDENT ID: 200860429 MODULE CODE: FC501 3T ANDREW NUMMEY
Module Code: FC501 3T
Class Group: Group B
Assessment Title: Essay
Assessment Title: What are the factors which contribute to low health expectancy in developing countries? Discuss possible solutions to reduce this problem.
Tutor Name: Andrew Nummey
Student ID Number: 200860429
Date of Submission: Friday 2nd December 2011
Word count:966

STUDENT ID: 200860429 MODULE CODE: FC501 3T ANDREW NUMMEY
What are the factors which contribute to low health expectancy in developing countries? Discuss possible solutions to reduce this problem.
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According to icwc (2000), human waste can increase the level of bacteria and virus in the water which leads to serious health implications. (Ibid.) states that “water pollution is a serious problem in the global context”. Regarding air pollution, the main causes in developing countries is indoor air pollution. According to who (2011) indoor air pollution is caused by cooking with traditional stoves or with solid fuels on open fire. According to global health risks cited in (ibid.) states that “mortality and burden of disease attributable to selected major risks indoor air pollution is responsible for 2.7% of the global burden of disease”. According to (ibid.) Major effects of indoor pollution include respiratory disease, lung cancer, pulmonary disease and poor ventilation.

A popular method which can be used to solve this problem is using environmental friendly fuel and improving air quality. In South Africa according to soer (2005), South Africa has responded to its bad air quality by creating legislations, ambient air quality and air quality management. Who (2000) says that improved biomass stoves, and liquefied petroleum gas can help to improve the air quality. Furthermore, there should be enough information on how to prevent or reduce air pollution. There is hardly any information available for rural communities on how to lower air pollution (ibid.). Let’s turn now to water pollution, according

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