THE health of the planet his life was crazy fear of death. . It was not known where, more in a hidden place, protected from the time, protected from the world and all eyes, placed the Tomb.. Gabriel Celaya. THE connections between ecology and health development models that have brought us to the world we live in today is not maintainable for a long time.
There is a social polarisation that is not only unfair, but also very dangerous; It is seriously and irreversibly damaging many ecosystems on the planet and destroying the social system that assumes the same basis for current economic growth. Life expectancy is distributed unevenly in the world; Spaniards we enjoy together with the Japanese and Swedes of the best hopes of life, aventajamos in 7 years to the Russians, in 20 to Kenyans and Indonesians and in more than 30 inhabitants of Afghanistan, Mali and Sierra Leone. More than 1 billion people in all the world continue to suffer from absolute poverty, the poorest 20 percent has one 150 times less than the richest 20 percent income. In developing countries, while they have with 75 percent of the world’s population, have only 17 percent of the GDP of the world, 11 percent of spending on education, 8 percent of the industry and 6 percent of health spending. The situation has become so serious that even institutions that had supported the old model of economic growth, as the World Bank are paying an important turn in their policies. A report by the World Bank invest in health, acknowledges that the emphasis on economic growth at all costs has had disastrous consequences in the conditions of life and work and consequently in the health of the most vulnerable social groups. For its part, the United Nations development programme, proposes the search for new models of human development focused on the massive participation of the population and defining their own objective of the economic development as the expansion of the options for the entire population.
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