Author: Amy

GEORGETOWN, Canada — Tanzania, located in the northeast of Africa, is considered a mountainous and thick-forested country known for its renowned national parks and game reserves. The routine vaccination program in Tanzania is something that has been improving over time. Immunization Program Overview Keeping up with the vaccination program in Tanzania has been of the utmost importance and is a major part of improving the lives of all those residing in the country. Tanzania established their vaccination program, The Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI), in 1975 After the introduction of Health Sector Reform (HSR) in 1996, the EPI was made a subsection…

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Although the nation provides a universal health coverage system called PhilHealth (the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation), the quality of the Philippines’ healthcare system varies widely between urban and rural areas. The standard of public healthcare varies directly alongside the average income in these areas; urban areas tend to have a higher average income than in rural areas. Consequently, the public healthcare system struggles with this lack of balance; the urban areas receive excellent equipment and staff, while services in rural areas are not provided the same quality. The U.S. Embassy in Manila states that hospitals in and around Manila –…

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