The Role of Nursing in Global Health Parity and Promoting a Culture of Vaccinations The globalization of the world economy has put pressure on both developed and developing nations to strive toward parity in healthcare and health outcomes. The notion is straightforward: if a person on a remote Manitoba plain can communicate instantly with someone in Gabon via e-mail or Skype , it seems absurd that there might be an average difference in lifespan between the two countries of more than 20 years. It also seems absurd that in a nation such as Haiti, malaria is endemic. Whereas in North America, less than 600 air miles away, the disease was eradicated more than a century ago. Global health equity is intended to blur such distinctions – for the...The end:
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