Many countries suffer health inequalities, including Australia. In Western societies, social issues continue to emerge as the gap between those with and those without economic resources grows.
a) In what ways, do you think an individual’s financial status affects their ability to access health resources?
b) Outline the social determinants that you consider disadvantage people and create health inequalities.
c) Explain the healthcare issues and the impacts for healthcare deliver for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
d) dentify one health issue facing people from a non-western country and discuss the factors that may impact on this health issue (consider culture, environment, resources etc.).