Inadequate medical facilities

Other Names:
Insufficient physical infrastructure for health care delivery
Inadequate health equipment

In both developed and developing countries the physical facilities for adequate health care delivery is lacking. In developed countries the shortage is in the inner cities and in rural areas. In the developing countries the shortage is general. The lack of hospitals, clinics, emergency equipment, and factories for manufacturing medical supplies and drugs results in the failure to provide adequate medical care for millions of people.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST