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It highlights the illnesses which are currently affecting South Africans Gross Domestic Produce (GAP) The report highlights statistics on the most common disease affecting South Africans today This report proposes a solution to the country to reduce poor health conditions, improve the South Africans quality of Life, enable them to deal with the high violence and crime in the Country by equipping themselves with “inner enlightenment” and “pure happiness” This paper describes the effects of the Maharanis Vivid Approach to Health, indicated the benefits of this way to wellness.

The current healthcare system in South Africa is two-tiered. There is the State funded healthcare and the Private sector healthcare system. The largest part of the financial and human resources is in the Private Sector serving minority of he population. The Public sector is under-resourced relative to the size of the population it serves, hence the burden of diseases. This two-tiered system is unsustainable, very costly and destructive to the health of the larger communities.

This report is to provide a recommendation to the South African market on an effective, affordable, sustainable health care model that will reduce the illness and diseases in South Africa, thereby contributing to productivity in the workplace thereby contributing to increasing South Africans GAP and economy. In South Africa, The economic and political structures which sustain poverty and scarification need to be transformed in order for poverty and poor health to be tackled.

Marginal’s groups and vulnerable individuals are often worst affected, deprived of the information, money or access to health services that would help them prevent and treat disease. Very poor and vulnerable people may have to make harsh choices – knowingly putting their health at risk because they cannot see their children go hungry, for example. South Africans unemployment rate is +-30% therefore the tax base is very low with only 70% of the populations contributing and tax revenue is the primary source f funding for the healthcare system.

The majority of the 70% who are employed do not earn sufficient income to enable them to enjoy any private health care at all so these persons are also reliant on the state for complete health care needs. Even though we currently spend more on health than what WHO recommends there are not sufficient doctors or medical facilities to provide a decent service to the population. As such it is vital that they explore alternative means of healthcare as well as reducing the dependency on the state to provide total healthcare

The cost of doctors’ fees, a course of drugs and transport to reach a health centre can be devastating, both for an individual and their relatives who need to care for them or help them reach and pay for treatment. In the worst cases, the burden of illness may mean that families sell their property, take children out of school to earn a living or even start begging. Overcrowded and poor living conditions can contribute to the spread of airborne diseases such as tuberculosis and respiratory infections such as pneumonia. Reliance on open fires or traditional stoves can lead to deadly indoor air illusion.

A lack of food, clean water and sanitation can also be fatal. The current burden of diseases which South African face are:- HIVE/Lads and Tuberculosis Maternal, Infant and Child Mortality Nan-communicable diseases (Diabetes, Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure) Depression and Stress Obesity Injury and Violence Despite South African carrying 0. 7% of the world’s population, the HIVE percentage is of the world population. Chart 1 HIVE % reflecting South Africa as the highest affected with HIVE/Aids Majority of the maternal and infant mortality is due to HIVE/Lads

Non-communicable diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic heart disease, chronic lung diseases, cancer and mental illness contributed to 28% of the total burden of disease Chart 2 Statistics on Hypertension Chart 3: Stats on Diabetes in South Africa Injuries and Violence contributes to a major burden of the disease in South Africa, either intentional or unintentional. This is contributed due to road accidents and abuse on women and children. These are as a result of social factors like unemployment, poverty, which leads to increase alcohol consumption, resulting in violence.

The World Health Organization recommends that countries spend at least 5% of their GAP on health care. South Africa is already spends 8. 5% of its GAP on health, way above what WHO recommends. Despite this high expenditure the health outcomes remain poor when compared to other middle-income countries Chart 4: South Africans spending on Healthcare per GAP Capita in relation to other countries Poor Health results in:- Lower Life Expectancy Infection Rates rise Malnutrition Absenteeism from work Lack of money for goods and services as more money is being spent on healthcare Alcohol and Drug abuse Violence in household

The Maharanis Arrived Approach to Health (NAVA) is an alternate form to medicine founded by Maharanis Mashes Yogi. The goal of MBA is to assist people achieving lives free of stress and to attain inner peace. NAVA views the body as an abstract pattern of intelligence whereas modern medicine views the body as a machine.

The Maharanis Arrived program ‘for creating healthy individuals and a disease free society’ consists of various options to suit each individual:- Development of higher states of consciousness through advanced meditation techniques (usually just 20 minutes a day) Use of primordial sounds, correction f the “mistake of the intellect’, strengthening of the emotions Vivid structuring of language music therapy enlivening of the senses Pulse diagnosis Psychophysiology integration Neuromuscular integration Neuropsychiatry integration Purification (Benchmark) Dietary measures herbal food supplements Daily behavioral routines Prediction of future imbalances Religious ceremonies Nourishing the environment and promoting world health and peace The Team consists of 3 qualified Arrived Consultants who are able to perform: Pulse reading: Learning to detect balance and imbalance in the body by feeling he pulse Diet: Study of diets that balance and nourish the physiology Daily and seasonal routine study of how to align the individual life with the daily and seasonal rhythms of natural law Scientific foundations of health from both modern science and ancient Vivid science: Consultants know the foundations of biology – living systems – and human physiology The Programs we will focus on is to assist in bringing about change by reducing the diseases currently affecting South Africans The TM technique is the main modality which improves mental health and promotes “collective health” in NAVA.

Studies have found that the practice of Transcendental meditation has a drastic reduction on diastolic an systolic blood pressure The goal of the Transcendental Meditation technique is the state of enlightenment. This means we experience that inner calmness, that quiet state of least excitation, even when we are dynamically busy, leading to fulfilled happiness Practitioners use pulse diagnosis to find out imbalances about the patient. Based on “imbalances”, recommendations related to herbal preparations, diet, daily and seasonal routines, exercise, and physiological purification are offered. Pulse diagnosis can detect a variety of diseases, including those unrelated to the cardiovascular system, including asthma, cancer, and diabetes.

The Transcendental Meditation technique of Maharanis Mashes Yogi is a standardized procedure practiced for 15 to 20 minutes twice daily while sitting comfortably with eyes closed. The TM practice involves the use of specific sounds that have beneficial vibratory effects Benefits of Transcendental Meditation There is an increased output as a healthy person works more effectively and efficiently and devotes more time to productive activities (i. E. Fewer days off, longer work hours) One creates a “happier” individual Reduces the risk for heart disease and stroke because it improves blood circulation and lowers blood pressure thereby reducing the risk of heart disease and a stroke.

It also reduces the risk of Alchemies disease Improves productivity and creativity as it clears the mind and removed any barriers Reduces stress levels, therefore reduces craving to overeat and so your body does not produce too much cortical, so shedding weight becomes easier Reduction in the crime rate by 16% Creates World Peace TM reduces health costs by 28%-During the five-year assessment period, the TM roof’s annual rate of change in payments declined significantly Chart 5: This chart shows the mean annual total per capita payments to physicians for treating consistent high-cost patients. The TM group’s physician expenses decreased by 28% over five years.

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