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From Development to Health

It is not trickle down growth counter example to all

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Unformatted text preview: Russia, south Africa Correlation vs. causation? Economic growth ! to healthcare improvements works both ways. Socio- economic gradient: Ethnicity Gender Economic growth is necessary but not sufficient ! it is not “trickle- down” growth Counter- example to all this: industrialization in 19th century England The epidemiological transition: as a country gets richer, more developed, there is a health issue shift from communicable to non- communicable diseases (cancer, heart disease) But also a shift in chronic diseases to poorer countries has been seen such as diabetes in Mexico due to obesity rates. Impacts of Globalization: Labor markets: More competitive across borders, so wages go down. Outsourcing, finding cheaper labor in other countries. ! counter- intuitively not he...
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