In developing countries, primary health care is provided on a basic level by local people, trained to manage and prevent common ailments.
Which of the following is NOT a benefit of primary health care?
Workers are locally known, respected, accepted and trusted
Training costs are very low
There is still a lack of funding in many communities
Which of the following is NOT a benefit of the ‘barefoot doctors’?
Reduces disease in rural areas
There are too few health workers trained to supply all the rural communities
Reduces deaths in rural areas
Which of the following Millenial Development Goals has primary health care in Nicaragua failed to improve?
Infant mortality rates
Incidence of tuberculosis
Prevalence of HIV among young people
Which of the following is an ECONOMIC benefit of the Bamako Initiative?
86 per cent of the population received a BCG immunisation
75 per cent of pregnant women obtained medical consultations
Costs to the community were kept down to £0.50 per visit
Which of the following statements is NOT a benefit of the SODIS scheme?
Clear PET bottles are filled with the water and set out in the sun for 6 hours
It is relatively cheap as it uses recycled materials
Appropriate for developing countries due to typical hot temperatures and sunny climates