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Disease and Poverty

  • By: Martha Donkor
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

There is a direct correlation between poverty and disease. Poverty creates a cyclical relationship with disease for vulnerable groups and countries in that poverty causes people and countries to be hopeless, unaccountable, and irresponsible and these in turn create the ...

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