Welcome to Health Challenges Affecting Billions Blog

This site will highlight the challenges faced by over 1 billion people and how these challenges relate to poverty, healthcare and livelihoods.

More than 1 billion people  live in extreme poverty and hardship in various regions of the world. These billions struggle to access safe drinking water, food, primary healthcare and sustain their livelihoods.

This blog will feature;

  1. Case analysis from various regions of the world,
  2. The various challenges faced by populations in resource poor countries,
  3. How these challenges affect the health and livelihood of these populations,
  4. What is being done to tackle these challenges


  1. Mphande-Fig1.1-Poverty Health Livelihoods
Source: Mphande 2016, Infectious Diseases and Rural Livelihood in Developing Countries
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