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					* Global Health




            By
  Crystal Westmoreland
   Jennifer Whisenhunt
     Robyn Baldridge
* Define Global Health
* Identify four diseases related to Global Health
  concerns
* Discuss Global Health Goliaths




         *Learning Objectives
* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpygXxaSh
  uU&feature=related




        *Global Health Video
* Global Health is defined as “those health issues
  that transcend national boundaries and
  governments and call for actions on the global
  forces that determine the health of people”
  (Beaglehole, 2010, p. 1)




                       *Global Health
                           Definition
* HIV/AIDS
* Influenza
* Malaria
* Tuberculosis
* (United States Department of Health and
  Human Services, n.d.)




       *Most common world-
         wide communicable
                  diseases
* Gross Malnutrition                  * Hygiene and sanitation
* Lack of clean drinking water          shortcomings
* Oversight of treatable infectious   * Extreme poverty and lack of
  diseases                              population control
* Basic medical care deficiencies     * Antibiotic resistance
* Access to immunizations             * Lack of emergency services
* Little use of epidemiology and
                                      * Traditions that impede
  disease monitoring methods
                                        healthcare delivery
                                      * Health education
                                        insufficiencies



                                   *Global Health
                                         Goliaths
* Beaglehole, R., & Bonita, R. (2010). What is
  global health?. Global Health Action, 31-2.
  doi:10.3402/gha.v3i0.5142
* United States Department of Health and
  Human Services. (n.d.) Global health topics.
  Communicable diseases. Retrieved from
  http://www.globalhealth.gov/global-health-
  topics/communicable-diseases/index.html




                            *References

				
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