mhso-sec1B_2 - The Health Care Environment and Its...

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The Health Care Environment and Its Stakeholders: David H. Peters 1 Section B International Challenges and Trends 2 Challenges and Trends ± Lots of poor people (1.2 billion < $1/day) ± Security crisis and “war on terror” ± Economic crisis among poorest countries ± Education still a constraint (25% of adults are illiterate) ± Populations growing, aging, urbanizing ± Growing environmental health problems ± Globalization pressures—brain drain, drug aFordability ± Aid fatigue, increasing role of private foundations Continued
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The Health Care Environment and Its Stakeholders: David H. Peters 2 3 Challenges and Trends ± 10.5 million children die each year ± 70% are pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria, malnutrition, and measles ± 150 million married women want to space children but do not have contraceptives ± 600,000 women die each year from pregnancy complications 4 Tobacco and alcohol program Immunization (EPI Plus) Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course PH 551.601 taught by Professor Ward during the Spring '09 term at Johns Hopkins.

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