Healthcare in the developed world is a shocking contrast to that available in the developing world; each day thousands of people in developing countries die from conditions which are routinely treated and cured on a daily basis in the developed world. The principal reasons behind the degree of suffering in the developing world are a lack of resources, finances, medical expertise and technology; with the help of the developed world, education, modern technology and vital medical resources can drastically help to improve the health of millions of people who are suffering unnecessarily.

The following articles will help to outline the importance of improving the provision of healthcare in the developing world. These passages will also highlight the most dangerous and prevalent conditions in the developing world and will aim to examine the nature and extent of the help needed by these countries.