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W8 Globalization - Understanding Globalization(GEK 1041...

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Understanding Globalization Understanding Globalization (GEK 1041) (GEK 1041) TOYOTA Mika 豊豊豊豊 Department of Sociology
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Key Questions Key Questions Global Health and Medical Tourism Why do hospitals recruit foreign health care workers? What motivate patients to go abroad for treatment?
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Structure of the lecture Structure of the lecture The emergence of “global health” concerns Shift in the paradigm of global health management Medical tourism development in Asia Migration of health care workers
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Global Health Consciousness Global Health Consciousness Virus now travels faster and wider Health is no longer merely an individual, household, local or national concern, but is intrinsically global The massive movement of people E.g. Business travel, labor migration, tourism Growing inter-country trade in foodstuff
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“Human security” The concept was first introduced United Nationas Development Programme’s 1994 Human Development Report It focuses on individuals to tackle the issue of global insecurity It addresses the root of human insecurity including hunger, disease and natural disaster etc. (food security, health security, environmental security etc.)
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The case of SARS in 2003 (1) The case of SARS in 2003 (1)
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