Poverty tends to be the main issue for United Human Development and Wold Human Organisation. Poverty usually reflects to the poor society in a country. Who are the poor? Obviously, rural dwellers where rural Asia and Africa have 60% to 80%, women constitute 70% of world poor, elderly, children and ethnic minorities. The degrees or magnitude of absolute poverty in developing countries, understand the meaning of absolute poverty by the number of people who are unable to command sufficient resources to satisfy basic needs. Poverty happens all over the world whether in low, middle or high income countries. However, our research is focus on developing countries. This is because many researches and studies have been done on developing countries. Poverty in the developed countries is not as serious as in developing countries. Poverty is associated with the undermining of a range of key human attributes, including health. Poor or low income society often has shorter life expectancy and high infant mortality rate. This is because the poor are exposed to greater personal and environmental health risks, are less well nourished, and are less able to access health care as well as the levels of private and public expenditures on health also have impact on the society health. Therefore they face a higher risk of illness, like HIV/AIDS. In reality, the consequences of poverty exist on a relative scale. The poorest of the poor, around the world, have the worst health.
Edward believes that poverty and its consequence were preventable or amenable to control. George, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.P.H.A. (1965:1757) supports his arguments in his case study. George (1965) says that there are three basic points of view about poverty and health. Firstly, accept poverty as a practical goal that it can be eliminated. Secondly, poverty is such a tremendous drain on our society that it is to the advantage of the
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