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Immunization, and the progress of food crisis

No country is exempt from a certain population that is experiencing hunger. People who are experiencing hunger because of lack of money or means to produce food have been suffering nutritionally. And because of financial strains and environmental factors, a person’s health declines dramatically and the body’s immune system weakens. Most certainly, these areas with no access to proper care have not been given proper immunizations. Due to these factors, people who are in this state are constantly in danger in contracting diseases that may be contagious or fatal.

Vaccines are the most accessible, easy and cost efficient solutions for prevention.

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Immunization is a way to boost a person’s immune system so that they may fend off diseases. It is the process which makes a person immune or resistant to an infectious disease. It is administered to the system in the form of a vaccines. Vaccines are the most accessible, easy and cost efficient solutions for prevention. It does not affect your everyday life and after the vaccine administration, you may continue with your routine. Of course, the main solution for hunger is proper food and nutrition but immunization goes hand in hand with it as well. Hunger constitutes to malnutrition and the weakening of the body, with proper immunization, the body will be given a fighting chance to lessen or avoid diseases that a weakened body can get.

 

According from the article published at the foodaidfoundation.org, around 795 million people in the world have been suffering from lack of food and majority of these people are located in Asia. With poor nutrition 45% of the children under 5 dies and one out of six children are underweight. In Africa, around 66 million children attends class hungry and malnourished. Even with the continuous support of organizations and the government, this hunger crisis have yet to be averted. A decrease in this crisis have been seen over the years, but as the population grows and more people are living a life of poverty, the hunger crisis has been increasing.

Ironically, the world produces more than enough food to feed the whole population, still, millions of people go hungry everyday.

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Ironically, the world produces more than enough food to feed the whole population, still, millions of people go hungry everyday. People who are living in poverty are facing with day to day issues of scarcity of food, inappropriate care practices, unsafe environments, unsanitary conditions and sanitation, lack of water and health services which constitutes to hunger as well. Conflict, famine and climate change are also culprits in this crisis.

 

If you analyze the situation, it is a world wide problem but it can also be solved. As the medical field discovers new treatments due to the technological advances, immunization should be accessible to all, regardless of their status in life. As the inhabitants of this earth, we are in charge in taking care of all that lives. It is everyone’s obligation to reach out and help those in need. This hunger crisis, cannot be solved without the help of each and every one. It cannot be rectified overnight. Luckily, there are so much ways to help in this progress, it is already laid out, you just need to follow.

 

 


 

Reference:
  • https://www.who.int/topics/immunization/en/
  • https://www.foodaidfoundation.org/world-hunger-statistics.html
  • https://www.actionagainsthunger.org/world-hunger-facts-statistics