Chapter 2: Disparities in Health: A Closer Look at Health Disparities in the USA. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.Lovett-Scott, M., & Prather, F. (2014).Chapter 3: The Eight Factor Model: For Evaluating True Access. New York, Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.Week One Standard GuidanceWhen we talk about Global Health, what comes to mind?
Global, according to Merriam-Webster, means “of, or relatingto, the entire world” (Global, 2015). The United States has seen a growth in immigrants over the past couple of decades. In addition, our population and others worldwide are traveling more for business as well as pleasure. Healthcare isconducted using technology and can go from one country to another. People are seeking surgeries and procedures in othercountries due to the cost and limitations within their own country. Politicians in the United States continue to seek ways to provide affordable healthcare for all citizens and give access to those in rural areas. Why does it seem that some countries seem to have healthcare that is affordable andaccessible while other countries do not? Throughout this course you will be exposed to many different global health issues and how the various countries react to the challenges.
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