E162publichealth - :34 Whatispublichealth Infectiousdisease...

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15:34 What is public health? Infectious disease Studying rare diseases Studying living conditions In developing world a lot of congestion and pollution but a lot of the diseases that they  see are from women like burning certain things to warm up their homes Fertility/maternal Other places in the world fertility deaths much worse than US bc  we have better  hospitals, doctors, and medicines Mal-nutrition Worse in the developing world Making bars that contain a lot of nutrients  Polices that affect fertility A lot of job opportunities With climate change, we don’t know what to expect with climate changes so we will  have to have people to deal with it Sanitation More or less in the US we have it under control Like sewage plants, we just don’t dump the garbage we put it somewhere Allows clean water Clean Water Huge issue, but not so much here, but some places in US problems like around mining  places But other countries big issues Pest control Why Americans don’t die from malaria, the control of mosquitoes allows us to control it Africa, ppl drawl water strait from the river, then worms get in there water and cause  blindness—called. . water blindness
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