NS 2600 Extra credit opportunity #4
DUE: Thursday April 24th 2014
For this assignment, listen to the following four (free) podcasts and respond to the
questions below. Answers must be in complete sentences. Please limit your
AIDS In South Africa (Mosely 2/19)
Maternal Mortality: Ethical and Human Rights Perspective
2.26 DP: Policy Making in Global Health
Dr. Dickin: Prenatal Calcium Supplementation in Kenya
NS 2600 - Introduction to Global Health
GROUP PROJECT ASSIGNMENT
The learning objectives of this assignment are:
To gain in-depth understanding of a public health program or intervention.
To use the perspectives discussed in cla
Review Guide, Spring 2014
Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. It is simply meant to help guide you towards
some of the key concepts discussed in class thus far.
Key Concepts and themes from the cross-cutting and introductory lectures (lecture
Division of Nutritional Sciences
Measuring Global Health
The Global Burden of Disease Project
Bye bye: Millenium Development Goals
Hello: Sustainable Development Goals!
NS 2600, Spring 2016
Based on Global Burden of Disease
One Health, Planetary Health,
Alexander J. Travis VMD, PhD
College of Veterinary Medicine
Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future
February 4, 2016
Who am I?
Strong interest in wildlife conservaOon
Programs, Policies and
POLITICAL ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES RELATED TO GLOBAL HIV
G e n M e r e d i t h M P H , OT R
A s s o c i a t e D i r e c t o r fo r I n t e r n a / o n a l P ro g ra m s + t h e M a s t e r o f P u b l i c H e a l t h P ro
Roy M. Gulick, MD, MPH
Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York City
Welcome to Intro to Global Health
If you are ENROLLED in the course, take
a seat towards the FRONT of the
If you are NOT YET ENROLLED, and
wish to be enrolled, take a seat in the
LAST TWO ROWS and complete the
WAIT LIST form.
Pop Quizzes & Preparation for Prelim on 3/10
Drop lowest two scores & 3 % points of extra credit
Take a 10-15 minutes to review your notes and lecture
slides before class.
The epidemiologic triad
February 18 2016
What is epidemiology
How is epidemiology done
Measures of disease frequency and burden
Study designs in epidemiology
HIV and Research Ethics
NS 2600 Feb 11 2016
A brief history of research ethics
What is an RCT and why are they so important?
Ethics and equipoise
The case of the PMTCT studies
Standard of care
Where are w
GLOBAL HEALTH: FINAL REVIEW GUIDE (2.24-4.14)
MATERNAL MORTALITY: EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
Maternal Death: Would she have died if she were not pregnant?
Was the condition that caused death unique to pregnancy?
Was the condition that caused death exac
Scaring people can make them healthier, but is it always the way to go?
o Promoting health & behavior change messages matter!
o FEAR is a powerful emotion which can lead to action
NYC Human Resource Administrations Think Being A Teen Parent
Maternal Mortality: The Epidemiological perspective
Every minute of every day, somewhere in the world, a woman dies as a result
of complications arising during pregnancy and childbirth. The majority of
these deaths are avoidable
o # Of deaths: 293,000
o Where? Nigeria & India
o Biomedical causes? Hemorrhage, pre-eclampsia/eclampsia, unsafe
What is herd immunity? Enough people are immune to a certain disease
What % of vaccine coverage do
Why men matter for maternal health?
Maternal Mortality: Socio-cultural perspective
Causes of maternal mortality
o Hemorrhage (27%)
o Indirect (27%)
o Hypertension (14%)
o Infection (11%)
o Abortion (8%)
o Embolism (3%)
o Other (10%)
Guest Lecture: Jyoti Mathad Maternal Mortality (Biomedical Perspective)
o 30 year old Tibetan female pregnant with her first child
Came to Dharamsala, India, one year prior as refugee
Married shortly after arriving in Ind