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Who is the most affected by access to healthcare?

Access to healthcare is an important issue that affects people of all ages and economic levels. It is estimated that nearly 10% of the world’s population lack access to essential medical services and medicines. Those most affected are people living in low- and middle-income countries, where healthcare services are limited or unavailable. People living in rural areas or in areas with weak health systems are particularly vulnerable to inadequate access to healthcare. Women, children, and the elderly are also disproportionately affected by lack of access to healthcare. These groups are particularly vulnerable to health risks as they often have limited access to information and resources.

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