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Key Components of a Well-Functioning Health System & Medical Ethics

   

Added on  2019-09-30

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[NURSING ASSIGNMENT]

ContentsPart A...............................................................................................................................................3a) Describe five key components of a well-functioning health system as suggested by the World Health Organization in 2010.............................................................................................3b) Compare the macro and micro approaches to concepts of health...........................................4Part B...............................................................................................................................................5Introduction..................................................................................................................................5Discussion....................................................................................................................................6Conclusion...................................................................................................................................8Reference.........................................................................................................................................8

Part Aa) Describe five key components of a well-functioning health system as suggested by theWorld Health Organization in 2010According to WHO (2010), a fairly well maintained and functional health care servicereciprocates to the people’s need and expectations in certain ways such as:By improving the existing conditions or health of the families, communities orindividualsInforming and enriching them about the threats to the health of people and hencedefending themProtecting the people monetarily by the consequences of ill healthProviding an equal amount of care to all the people and not discriminating between themLetting people participate in decisions concerning their health or health careAll these have to be taken care of in a much disciplined manner. Also, the resources should beutilized properly instead of being exploited. Five key components as suggested by WHO (2010) are:Improving health status of individuals, communities and familiesThe health care system must work in the directional of improving the health status from the basiclevel of individuals. But the service must not be confined within an individual; instead it mustreach the families and the whole community altogether to ensure overall improved healthcondition.Defending population against health threats

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