Why Haiti Could Not Feed Itself This paper will explore the topic of why Haiti could not feed itself based on the frameworks, analysis and evaluations of income as a determinant of health and also within the context of globalization. For large segments of the world’s population, health is not viewed as a right, but as a privilege. In fact, Leuning notes that “For a large proportion of the world’s population health status and general well-being are static, if not deteriorating” (Leuning, 2001, p.298). In Haiti, health care is a luxury only the rich can afford; the poor often seek alternative, folk treatment, or they die. Porter notes that “Haiti is one of the easiest places on Earth to die … from easily treated illnesses” (Porter, 2010)....The end:
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