Interview With Paul Farmer on Global Health Inequity

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Paul farmers it professor at harvard medical school chief of global health equity at brigham and women's hospital in boston and the co founder of the organization partners in health began by asking him to describe the global health care situation in his own words. Well right now. We could focus almost entirely on the setbacks. You know one of the biggest problems we faced all over. The world is that with a shutdown. Obviously people aren't able to readily accessed their their care. What if they have cancer. Whatever they have diabetes have severe hypertension. So those are ranking problems. I think to anybody who's involved in global health. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. A lot of the efforts that we have engaged in to address. Social determinants of health are also being set back economic educational programs cultural endeavors employment opportunities There's been a major contraction. An anti poverty efforts overall. so it's going to be Troubling reflection on what's happened this past year and a lhasa worried it's gonna be projected poured into a futures. Will

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