Lecture 20 Global health and national security

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Lecture 20 Global health and national security I. Evolution of the concept of security 1. Historically, focused on the use of military power to protect national borders and interests abroad (National Security) New developments: changing form of warfare Figure 1 A deadly cycle among poverty, infectious disease, environmental degradation and war Figure 2 2. The rise of nontraditional threats and new paradigm of security (i.e., human security) For examples of human security cases, see http://www.hsrgroup.org/ Discussion : Do secure states automatically mean secure peoples? In the last 100 years more ppl have been killed by their own governments than by foreign governments II. Intersections between health and security 1. health and human security 1) disease -- outbreaks and violence social violence – depressed and helpless, engage in crimes, riots ex) Athens in Pelopenisan war, catstrophe was so great that they disregarded the law 2) disease, poverty, violence – disease associated medical cost and value of workdays lost due to illness will reduce income for household, poor health can
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course DIPL 1101 taught by Professor Huang during the Fall '07 term at Seton Hall.

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