Implementation gap

Global health was and is international health

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Unformatted text preview: e, switched to engineering What causes ill- health: “Germs” – bacteria, viruses, spriochetes Parasites – malaria, schistosomiasis Poor nutrition – scurvy, pellagra Environment Poverty Unemployment, stress, car accidents, smoking, dowrning, sunshine, no sunshine, popcorn flavors, guns, beer, sex, genetics, sports, over- eating, under- eating, over- hydration, under- hydration. Perspectives on Health: Medicine: surrounds the individual Now dominated in the US by allopathy ! A method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects different from those caused by the disease itself. Changing lifestyles is the key to changing health but we use drugs now as “magic bullets” Western medicine is good for some things,...
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