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What are the ways that health can be conceptualized by a society. What are the determinants of health in humans? What is the connection between how a society defines health and how it pursues health? Has increased access to technology changed that perception over the last decade?

What is the connection between health policies, health determinants, and health.

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What are the ways that health can be conceptualized by a society?

Health can be conceptualized by the society as having an impact on the overall functioning of the individual. For example work disability is a function of whether the person can perform specific work-related tasks and of external factors. From the point of view of the measurement of work disability, it may be useful to distinguish between the degree of difficulty that a person may have in carrying out an activity and these other factors that might prevent the performance of those activities in daily life. Efficient communication between the providers and users of medical services can increase knowledge of diverse ways people conceptualize health, illness, disease and how it affects delivery and reception of care. This also helps researchers and physicians understand the preferences people exhibit to questions involving different diseases.

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What is the connection between how a society defines health and how it pursues health? Has increased access to technology changed that perception over the last decade?

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