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GH 401 Notes - Week 4

by: Taylor Twadelle

GH 401 Notes - Week 4 GH 401

Taylor Twadelle
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Core Topics in Global Health
Darren Wade

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Weekly notes for GH 401's week 4 lecture.
Core Topics in Global Health
Darren Wade
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Date Created: 10/25/15
GH 401 Week 4 Global Health of Women Adolescents and Children Themes Millennium amp Sustainable Development Goals children women adolescents crosscutting approaches Millennium Development Goals 0 September 2000 Millennium Summit 0 UN Millennium Declaration endorsed by 189 governments 0 Series of targets w 2015 deadline 8 goals 18 targets 48 indicators 0 Goals Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Universal primary education Gender equalitywomen39s empowerment Reduce child mortality lmprove maternal health Combat HIVAIS malaria other diseases Ensure environmental sustainability Global partnership for development 0 MDGs met or in reach Extreme poverty halved More than 23 billion gained improved water sources Malaria down more than 25 TB 22 million lives saved 50 drop by 2015 Gender disparity in primary education mostly eliminated 200 million slum dwellers improved Debt burden decreased 12 to 31 Hunger reduction target in reach 232 to 149 Sustainable Development Goals September 2015 by 2030 o No poverty Zero hunger Good health and wellbeing Quality education Gender equality Clean water and sanitation Affordable and clean energy Decent work and economic growth Industry innovation and infrastructure ReducedinequaHUes Sustainable cities and communities Responsible consumption and production Climate action Life below water Life on land Peace justice and strong institutions Partnerships for the goals OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Child Mortality o MDG 4 reduce child mortality 0 Target 5 reduce by 23 between 1990 and 2015 the under ve mortality rate 0 Results 901000 D 431000 between 19902015 about 50 rather than 23 Decreased deaths despite more children Rate of reduction more than tripled 0 Causes of under ve mortality diarrhea neonatal death pneumonia biggest o Interventions Measuring tape record growth Handwashing Mosquito nets Water puri cation tablets Oral rehydration salts Vaccines Early recognition of illness Facility delivery Women 0 Maternal mortality ratio Death of women during pregnancy childbirth or in 42 days after delivery Number of maternal deaths per 100000 live births 0 Results 45 reduction since 1990 Contraceptive prevalence 55 to 4 in 1549 year old ma rriedunions o Often a high risk of maternal mortality accompanied by high fertility rate Adolescents 0 Ethical issues concerning adolescents and health interventions cultural perceptions of autonomy 0 High rate of teen pregnancies especially in Africa 1519 year olds have 2x increased risk of maternal mortality Less than 15 5x increased risk Increased infant mortality with teen mothers


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