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Analysis Of Maternal Mortality During Rural Latin America,...

TITLE: Analysis of Strategies to Decrease Infant Mortality in Rural Latin America Research question: what interventions have been most effective in reducing infant mortality in rural Latin America, specifically demand side vs. supply side interventions? I. Introduction a. General demographics information i. 20% of Latin America’s population, 120 million individuals, still reside in rural areas (Population Reference Bureau 2014) ii. Further information about specific countries? b. State of the health of rural populations in Latin America i. In 2014, in Bolivia, the urban infant mortality rate was 43 deaths per 1,000 live births, but the rural infant mortality rate was 75, and in Peru, the urban rate was 16 while the rural rate was 25 (Population Reference Bureau 2014) c. Barriers to health care in rural areas i. Rural populations often have higher rates of socioeconomic disadvantage, lower levels of education, and less access to health care resources (Hillemeier et al. 2007) ii. Undesirable for healthcare workers, difficult to access isolated communities, lack of technology, facilities and other resources d. Definition of rural: Lack of consensus and issues that it causes i. Governments and scholars assess many different factors when assigning rural status, such as population density, total population, distance from an urban center, or economic dependence on farming (Hart, Larson, and Lishner 2005) ii. The lack of a universal definition causes issues in allocatingShow MoreRelatedInternational Management67196 Words   |  269 PagesLuthans University of Nebraska–Lincoln Jonathan P. Doh Villanova University INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT: CULTURE, STRATEGY, AND BEHAVIOR, EIGHTH EDITION Published by McGraw-Hill, a business unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020. Copyright  © 2012 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. Previous editions  © 2009, 2006, and 2003. No part of this publication may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means, or stored in a databaseRead MoreRacism and Ethnic Discrimination44667 Words   |  179 Pagesdiscrimination in the political sphere 5.7.1 Unequal relations with the State 5.7.2 Lack of access to State posts 5.7.3 Limited political participation 49 52 53 54 54 57 58 58 59 60 60 61 61 62 64 66 66 66 67 68 6 Demands of Indigenous Peoples and Afro-descendents 70 7 Evaluation of actions adopted by the State and other actors to combat racism in Nicaragua 7.1 Institutionalization of autonomy 7.2 Defending and protecting human rights 7.3 Strengthening

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