What keeps people from seeking health care services?

There are so many factors:  

  • Poverty
  • Lack of Knowledge (of signs and symptoms of illness) 
  • Lack of Economic resources
  • Lack of Transportation
  • Poor infrastructure
  • Inequity of Access
  • Lack of resources within the health care system (no medicines!)
  • Stigma of disease
  • Fatalism/Helplessness/Hopelessness
  • Inadequate number of health care centers
  • Inadequate training of health care providers.