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GH 401 Week 3 notes

by: Taylor Twadelle

GH 401 Week 3 notes GH 401

Taylor Twadelle
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Core Topics in Global Health
Darren Wade

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Week 3 notes for Thursday 10/15's lecture.
Core Topics in Global Health
Darren Wade
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Date Created: 10/17/15
GH 401 Week 3 Noncommunicable Diseases A Global Health Issue Deaths attributable to NCDs in 2010 345 million of 528 million 0 Biggest burden of mortality and disability around the world 80 of deaths and 90 of early preventable deaths occur in lowincome and middleincome countries A quarter of NCD deaths occur in people younger than 60 Cardiovascular disease 0 Cause 31 of deaths worldwide Challenges in addressing NCDs 0 Lack of awareness Competing priorities for governmentdonors Weak health systems Con icts in obligations in private sector Insufficient data on effectiveness 0 Inadequate consideration among stakeholders Opportunity presently in a postMillennium Goals era In low resource settings annual physicals that might catch warning signs of NCDs do not occur lack of infrastructure to do so 0 How to measure burden of disease Data Collection Interviews in Nepal 0 Demographic family history health behaviors diet depression anxiety quality of life medications usage 0 Procedures blood pressure anthropometry gait speed balance blood spot spirometry 0 Information collected at baseline Demographicsocioeconomic medical history personal historybehavior cognitive function diet physical activity quality of life anthropometry height weight waist body fat biochemistry women speci c reproductive history health care seeking practices adherence to medications verbal autopsy Interventions do not have to be costly or highly technical Next Step Implementation Science 0 When evidencebased science exists 0 Translate care to new settings Understand barriers Modify protocol Train health care workers Evaluate result Can observational research make a difference 0 Impact made in various ways Educational awareness training degrees Infrastructure technology IT modern medicine Medicine prevention and treatment of disease OOOO Bringing population into the health system Economic Relationships


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