Universal Health Care

Heather C. Hudak (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427124685

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Description

The World Health Organization defines Universal Health Care (UHC) as all individuals and communities receiving the health services needed without suffering financial hardship. Of the 33 developed countries in the world, 32 have some form of Universal Health Care. Over 800 million people around the world spent 10 percent or more of their household budgets on health care and a further 100 million were pushed into extreme poverty in order to pay for health care. This timely title examines what UHC is—and is not—and how it impacts the health and well-being of human communities throughout the world.

Reading Level
Lexile
1075L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Y
ATOS
7.5
DRA
70
Categories
Genre
Health & Nutrition Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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