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Jeremy S – Is it possible to provide high quality healthcare with limited resources?

Jeremy S, Lower Sixth

Jeremy has been awarded a highly commended award in the Corpus Christi William Briggs Essay Prize for Medical Science. (One winner, one runner up and 4 highly commended awards).

Healthcare costs around the world continue to spiral higher and higher, populations and industry demand ever-increasing levels of healthcare quality, forcing providers to ask ‘Is it possible to provide high quality healthcare with limited resources?’ Despite recent, vast improvements worldwide, for example 33% decrease in malarial-mortality rates in the World Health Organisation’s African region, significant challenges remain. News from South America concerning the spread of the Zika virus, as well as the less conspicuous concerns such as the average life-expectancy in Sierra Leone being just 46 are demonstrative of current health challenges

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Photo by Baitong333. Published on 28 January 2014
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