Center for Disease Control and Prevention 2012 May 18 Principles of

Center for disease control and prevention 2012 may 18

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Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (2012, May 18). Principles of Epidemiology. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from Healthy People. (2020). Social Determinants of Health. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from Select a global health issue affecting the international health community. Briefly describe the global health issue and its impact on the larger public health care systems (i.e., continents, regions, countries, states, and health departments). Discuss how health care delivery systems work collaboratively to address global health concerns and some of the stakeholders that work on these issues. Resources within your text covering international/global health, and the websites in the topic materials, will assist you in answering this discussion question. Topic 2 DQ 2 A global health issue affecting the international health community is global water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH). Many countries today are still in need of clean water access, proper sanitation, and hygiene. “Global access to safe water, adequate sanitation, and proper hygiene education can reduce illness and death from disease, leading to improved health, poverty reduction, and socio-economic development. However many countries are challenged to provide these basic necessities to their populations, leaving people at risk for water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)-related diseases” (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2020). The global health issue and its impact on the larger public health care systems (continents, regions, countries, states, and health departments) are several. As populations grow throughout the world, the necessity for access to clean water increases as well. Not only is it used for drinking, water has many uses such as growing crops, sanitation stations, needs for showers, and feeding animals. As of today: “2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services Over half of the globe population or 4.2 billion people lack safely managed sanitation services
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297,000 children under five die every year from diarrheal diseases due to poor sanitation, poor hygiene, or unsafe drinking water 2 billion people live in countries experiencing high water stress” (United Nations, 2020). Health care delivery systems work collaboratively to address global health concerns by working together in region levels, country level, state levels and local government levels. Some of the stakeholders that
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