Top 3 Major Healthcare Issues In Pakistan
Report By Ehsaas Health Service.
More than 60 million people are living below the poverty line in Pakistan. These people cannot even meet their basic needs due to limited finance. Additionally, if they are diagnosed with any disease, they have nowhere to go. The local hospitals, nurses, and doctors are not enough to cater to all the underprivileged people in Pakistan. The government has not made health care in Pakistan a priority.
In following we have discovered 5 major healthcare issues in Pakistan :
1. Malaria :
The majority of people living in slums suffer from Malaria. This disease is caused when mosquitoes breed on unclean water and unsanitary conditions which is very common in rural areas. Malaria can cause death too if left untreated. It is one of the top health issues in Pakistan.
2. Polio :
This year (2020) Pakistan won’t be interrupting poliovirus circulation for good, reads the first line for the country’s anti-polio efforts.
“If no mass vaccination activities take place, there will be many more polio cases than were expected, pre-COVID-19, by the end of the year. The numbers could go into hundreds.”
This year the country has already reported 65 cases of wild polio virus, second highest in the last five years, according to the Pakistan Polio Programme. Last year was the worst for polio with 147 cases recorded.
3. Brest Cancer :
Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. There are different kinds of breast cancer. The kind of breast cancer depends on which cells in the breast turn into cancer. Breast cancer can begin in different parts of the breast. Now a days Pakistan is facing difference/many cases in Breast cancer according to Ehsaas Home Patient Care Service Karachi 100 out of 20 female in Pakistan can be resulted in breast cancer.