Agent based modeling o simulations of actors

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Agent Based ModelingoSimulations of actors following set of specific rules to identify emerging patterns and structures
How likely is it for people to have sexual relationships with others?How long do these relationships last on average?What is the rate of condom use?How often do people get tested for STI’s?
Lecture Video 3: The Global Burden of DiseaseMetrics in Global HealthoMorbidity IncidencePrevalenceOutworldindata.org – research and data to make progress against the world’s largest problemsoGraph of global data from 1990-2017 showing morbidity measures for HIV/AIDS, looking at prevalence, the number of people living with the condition, and incidence, or the number of new casesThere a change or switch at some point where there are more people living with the condition thannew infections, showing an important reduction in incidence, but also that more people are living with HIV/AIDS, which is through the help of treatments like anti-retrovialsThese metrics are useful for measuring how many people are affected, but they are focused on the spread of a condition within a specific population, and not really on how that condition affects individual livesFor individual lives, look at measures of mortality, or how many people with the disease orcondition dieoMortalityCrude mortalityInfant, child (dies before 5thbirthday per 1000), and maternal mortalityCase fatalityDisability-Adjusted Life Years (DALY)oDALY = YLL (Years of Life Lost) + YLD (Years Lived with Disability)Introduced in the World Bank’s 1993 Investing in Health World Development Report, is a measurement of the years of life lost due to a condition, plus the years lived with the disability or condition

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