Current Health Care Condition in Yemen (Aden)
American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages: 18-21
Received: Nov. 25, 2017; Accepted: Dec. 12, 2017; Published: Jan. 25, 2018
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Anes Salah Mohammed Hasan, Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences, Symbiosis International University, Pune, India
Mehmood Gulab Sayyad, Department of Statistics, Abeda Inamdar Senior College, Azam Campus, Pune, India
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Abstract
Patient safety is a serious global public health issue. In recent years the importance of improving patient safety has been a major concern all over the world. The government of Yemen, like governments of other developing countries has been providing a wide range of free healthcare services to its people over a long period of time. The increase in health related problems in Yemen is due to lifestyle changes and lack of adequate care by the hospitals. Accordingly, the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MoPHP) in Yemen realized that the public sector alone is no longer capable of providing necessary health care for the people of Yemen and therefore privatized the sector to a large extent. This paper is aimed at focusing on the current health care situations available in Yemen. The secondary data of the health care related aspects are presented and discussed retrospectively. We present a review of current health care status in Yemen through a retrospective data with reference to Aden city and also discuss the possible measures need to be implemented in order to improve the situation. The paper discusses the evaluation of the health care standards in Yemen and also explores the reasons for medical tourism of Yemeni nationals to other countries like India.
Keywords
Health Care Situation, Medical Tourism, Aden, Yemen
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Anes Salah Mohammed Hasan, Mehmood Gulab Sayyad, Current Health Care Condition in Yemen (Aden), American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, pp. 18-21. doi: 10.11648/j.ajcem.20180601.13
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