Men's Health Care in Vietnam
An Overview of Men's Health Care in Vietnam
Men's Health Care isn't very good in Vietnam because the health care facilities lack money to provide the proper treatment. The life expectancy for males is 61.4 years, from birth. Most Vietnamese men believe good health is received by physical, spiritual, emotional, and social factors. Men have problems paying for insurance, which leads to bad health. Mental health is a problem with men, as well as women because it's expensive to take care of it. In the twenty-first century, thirty-three percent of men worry about their family's health care. Bad health care can lead to many different health problems.
Men's Diseases in Vietnam
There are many different diseases obtained by men in Vietnam. One big problem for men in Vietnam is prostate cancer. The bad environment and polluted air causes this cancer because carcinogens. Carcinogens are cancer causing agents that cause about 83% of cancer to occur. Tuberculosis germs are found in men all across Vietnam because men are moving around and doing the hard work, while being around other people. Because of the poor hygiene, people get bacteria and fungal infections. Men get diarrheal diseases because of bacterial infections. Over forty thousand cases have been reported in Vietnam. Cholera was a major epidemic in Vietnam too. Cholera is an infectious disease that causes vommiting, diarrhea, and cramps. There are many other bacterial and fungal infections that have been reported in Vietnam. Many of these diseases have been caused by natural disasters.
Natural Disaster Diseases
Since Vietnam is affected by the natural disasters of the Pacific Rim, the people have to be affected too. In 1999, floods damaged people's homes and put people at high risk of disease.Since Vietnam has monsoons, people can't get dry for days, which causes people to catch colds, the flu, and many other diseases. In 1998, droughts and floods caused many young boys and men to die from starvation and other preventable diseases. But, other countries are trying to help Vietnam achieve greater health care, like the United States of America.
The United States Involved in Vietnam Health Care
The United States recently raised tax prices to support health care in Vietnam. Also, the U.S. sends some of their physicians to help people out that are struggling to get a good health care plan. The U.S. has some free health care plans set up in Vietnam. The United State's army was put at risk of disease because of the Vietnamese environment, during the Vietnamese War. One reason the environment is bad in Vietnam is because fifty-four percent of males smoke in Vietnam. If they didn't smoke, they could save enough money to pay for health care. Also, over 10, 785 Vietnamese men died from health issues, during their wars.