Populations are considered at greater health risk when there are high child and infant mortality. Brain development in infants and young children requires dietary resources to ensure cognitive development. Health disparities result in infectious disease being more prevalent among the poor.
1. Select a specific at-risk and vulnerable population to research by finding a study related to the healthcare and food access available to them. (Infant and children mortality in Kenya) 2. Discuss the level of infant and child mortality found in that population. 3. Include poverty and education statistics that you find. 4. Are there lessons that can be learned and applied to Saudi Arabia’s population? (in comparison to Kenya). For more information on Populations and Health Riskcheck: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Population_health