The for-profit medical system of the DRC

Anesthetic Nobel Prize.gifThe US is not the only country with a for-profit, corporate run medical system. Most of the world unfortunately has this sort of system where life and death medical decisions are strictly made on the basis of the patient’s ability to pay. Check out how capitalism in the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo) has helped produce a genocide of over 5,000,000 dead.

Sure there is ongoing war there, but only 1% or so actually die directly due to wounds obtained in battle. The rest die through their capitalist for-profit medical structure of care delivery. It doesn’t work to deliver much actual health. That’s true in the DRC and also here in the USA. Congo’s silent harvest of death This report discusses the real cause of death in this African country where poverty, war, and the capitalist system of health care team up to kill people.

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