There are certain socioeconomic factors that prevent people from seeking and receiving healthcare. Cost and access are two of the largest factors in preventing patients from seeking care. Patients care may require medical tests, medications, and treatments – which can become quite expensive. In developing countries, there are organizations that provide funding to allow all citizens to receive some form of public health including preventive care.
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Find another video in the IMF that goes deeper into one of the topics delivered in the initial video above; The World Bank and Global Health.
What type of assistance are both organizations providing to one or more developed nation(s)?
In your opinion, what interventions could the organization implement to help this/these nation(s) become more self-sufficient and healthier? Why?