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Concepts in Community and Public Health

Select a global health issue impacting the international health community. Briefly describe the global health issue and its impact on the larger health care system (i.e., continents, regions, countries, states, and health departments). How can health care delivery systems work collaboratively to address global health concerns?

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

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Concepts in community and public health
Select a global health issue impacting the international health community. Briefly describe the global health issue and its impact on the larger health care system (i.e., continents, regions, countries, states, and health departments). How can health care delivery systems work collaboratively to address global health concerns?

The global health issue that is currently impacting the entire international community is H.I.V. (Aids). This disease has killed tens of millions of people since it first emerged over 30 years ago and still is a major problem in traditionally susceptible countries such as those on the continent of Africa. It has ...

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