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Lack of social safety net hampers fight against killer diseases

euractiv.com, ed. / Timothy Spencer (27.02.2015)

Billions of people in developing nations lack the health and social protections that most Europeans take for granted, a gap that experts say harms efforts to reduce poverty and prevent crises like the killer Ebola epidemic in West Africa. A global health worker crisis’ and the necessary funding for such an universal program are mentioned as main challenges.

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Media - crisis , sickness , social health protection , universal benefits

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