Briefly describe the global health issue and its impact on the larger health care system (i.e., continents, regions, countries, states, and health departments).June 16, 2018
Explain why members of these groups cannot advocate for themselves or why advocating for these groups would be beneficial.June 16, 2018
What are social determinants of health? How do social determinants of health contribute to the development of illness? What is a communicable disease chain? Are there steps that a nurse can take to break a link within the communicable disease chain? Give a specific example.
Readings within your text covering international/global health and the following websites will assist you in answering these questions:
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Global Health website:http://www.cdc.gov/cogh/index.htm
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Global Health website: http://www.globalhealth.gov/index.html
- Families USA – Why Global Health Matters—Here and Abroad website: http://www.familiesusa.org/
- World Health Organization (WHO) website: http://www.who.int