ANTH319 intro 2011

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/25/11 Introduction: What is Global Health? Ant 319: Global Health
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2/25/11 Introduction to the Course Introductions Introduction to Content l What is Global Health? l Is Global Health International Health? l What does Anthropology add to the study of Global Health?
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2/25/11 Introduction to Instructor Who I am: Dr. Amanda Thompson E-mail: [email protected] (best way to contact me) Office: Alumni 209A Phone: 843-2060 Office hours: Mondays 11-1 or by appointment How I got here
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2/25/11 Big Picture: What is Global Health? “Health of populations in a global context …transcends the perspectives and concerns of individual nations” (WHO) Reflects growing importance of health actors beyond governmental or intergovernmental agencies Awareness that health of all affected by globalization l “The process of increasing economic, political and social interdependence and
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2/25/11 Global Health in the Spotlight: SARS Outbreak of “atypical pneumonia” in Guangdong province of China among food handlers in 2003 Spread by Chinese doctor who travelled to Hong Kong for a wedding Within 24-hrs infected 17 people in hotel Spread as hotel visitors returned home 1 plane traveler infected
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2/25/11 SARS: Global Problem Ultimately infected 8,000 people in 27 countries
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2/25/11 Newly Emerging Infectious Diseases
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2/25/11 Air Travel
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2/25/11 But, “Real” Burden of Global
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course ANTH 319 taught by Professor Dr.thompson during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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