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4-2 Final Project One Milestone Two: Summary of the Issues Southern New Hampshire University Anastiasia Daniel IHP-501-Q3724 Professor: Dr. Suzanne Paone, MBA, RHIA, DHA Module 4: Global Health and Diversity 19TW3 4-2 Final Project One Milestone Two: Summary of the Issues Book Title: Global Health Care 4/1/19
4-2 Final Project One Milestone Two: Summary of the Issues Health Study Significance The issues of global health have been on for ages. In Denmark, the health system provides good access to high quality care with low levels of unmet medical needs (State of Health in the EU Denmark - euro.who.int., n.d.). The rate at which a person is expected to live in Denmark has increased between the year 2000 and 2015. When compared to the other EU countries, the data from 2015 suggests that the life expectancy for Danish men is 78.8 years while for women is 82.7 years. The major health issues that Denmark has is Cancer, Cardiovascular disease, mental health problems, and Obesity (State of Health in the EU Denmark - euro.who.int., n.d.). Based on the Euro database, cancer and cardiovascular diseases are the two leading causes of death, and their mortality rate that is due to cancer is rated as the fourth highest in the EU. In 2014, 29% of death among women came as a result of cancer while 25% of death among the men. Also, Respiratory diseases and diseases of the nervous system (including Alzheimer’s and other dementias) was rated as the third and fourth main causes of death in Denmark among both women (12% and 11%, respectively) and men (11% and 7%, respectively). Above all, the most frequent cause of death is the Ischemic heart disease (State of Health in the EU Denmark - euro.who.int., n.d.). Populations Impacted The health status of the Danish population can be as a result of several determinants, which may include the living and working conditions, the physical environment in which people live, and a range of behavioral risk factors (Healthcare in Denmark: An overview, 2017). According to estimates, over 30% of the overall disease burden in Denmark in 2015 could be
4-2 Final Project One Milestone Two: Summary of the Issues attributed to behavioral risk factors, including smoking, alcohol use, diet and physical inactivity, with smoking and metabolic risks (e.g. obesity and high cholesterol) contributing the most. In 2015, ischemic heart disease was at 19.2 %. According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular disease has caused of more than half of deaths across the European region, and the contributing factor is poor health choices, such as eating fatty foods and high consumption of alcohol and cigarettes. Also, in the cases of mental illness, most of the Danish people do not feel good about themselves, which is a resulting factor of depression, dark thoughts, lack of sleep, and excessive worry of life. Based on a research that was done in 2017 on some Danish citizens that was aged 16 and up, the reports show that the adult population of 13.2% has mental issues,

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