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IMF Food


It is as possible as it was the French Revolution, the fact that this sad reality as Universia Knowledge Wharton’s newsletter, says the era of cheap food is over. Days ago, rice is news around the world. And, possibly, it will be not only during the next few weeks. The global trend has peaked: only stocks make that decrease, especially since 2001, which, added to a constant increase of the population, the result obtained in some areas of the world is hunger. The experts consulted say that we are not facing a crisis, but to a new level of prices. The only effect of the price increase can be traumatic in those third world countries where no real social revolts, alert.

The strong increases in revenue per capita in China, India and other emerging economies have led to an increase in the demand for food. These changes reduce the supply of cereals available for human consumption. In addition, the increase in the production of biofuels subsidized, further stimulated by the increase in the price of crude oil, it causes an increase in the demand for corn and other cereals and edible oils. According to the latest World Economic Outlook from the IMF (International Monetary Fund), although biofuels still represent 1% of the global supply of liquid fuels, between 2006 and 2007 were responsible for almost half of the increase in the consumption of the main crops of food, especially by the ethanol extracted from the corn produced in the United States. Adds us the bulletin, that the current rise in prices is due to a perfect storm, as called Costa, derived by various factors that have led to this rise: low productions by climate issues and natural causes, basically in Australia; by the incorporation of the market of Chinese and Indian consumption patterns that require a more massive use of cereals; the use of cereals for biofuels; the increase of raw materials such as fertilizer by the increase in the price of oil; a reduction accumulated of land devoted to crops in the past few decades and, Additionally, a speculation effect: hedge funds investing in raw materials, some countries of the East, and speculating about future increases distribution, lists Costa.

Public Health Sector


The intervention of the social assistant in this context aims at; 1.Auxiliar, to take care of and to facilitate the understanding on the services that it makes use in the public sector of health; to 2.Garantir has supported to the treatment and to stimulate the patient to participate of its treatment of health; to 3.Prestar clarification on the illness; to 4.Elaborar forms to fortify the familiar group and to argue on the necessities of support in the recovery of the health of the patient; to 5.Trabalhar the question of interned and its family, so that it can have one better relationship, trying to brighten up the effect caused for the illness and the process of hospital internment. CONCLUSION In this article we made use in them to study the context of the public health for the aged one, analyzing diverse the practical ones of the daily one despertando the analysis and reflection concerning the growth of the Brazilian aged population the problems and the consequncias in the system of health, the increase of the life expectancy that causes great sprouting of not transmissible chronic illnesses reducing the functional capacity of these aged ones, overloading the families and the services of health implying in radical transformations in the economic sector, social politician and. Therefore, if the current picture will not be changed, is possible to foresee serious difficulties in the health sector, will have esvaziamento of the sources of financings and the explosion of the expenses in the medical attendance. In the ethical analysis of Max, the imagined resistance of the technological globalization seems to grow worse itself in air, the current reality discloses that the increase of so dreamed life hope, coexists the frightful lack of the public welfare and the excellent misalignment of the health institutions. However, respecting the structural elements of the contradiction generated by this population growth, it must be gone too far in the analysis technique, observing that the demands exist and possess rules that run away from a reasoning of great conditioning acquired for the structure of the society, these routine cares must monopolize true the meaning of the right to the health the construction of imbudos systems in the social determination of the health-illness and its manifestations also in what relates ethical questions and democratic managemental questions, the set of action and services regarding the health must to rethink the relation between right and inaquality where this population is submitted.

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