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Lecture 1: A Brief History of Global Health
What is Global Health?
Global health is the health of populations in a global context and transcends
the perspectives and concerns of individual nations.
Places a priority on
World Population: 7,227,000,000
US Population: 321,896,000
Top Ten most populous countries
2. India (will eclipse China by 2037)
Sub Saharan Africa is projected to become the primary contributor to world population increase
International Health Study Guide for Exam 1
MERS_COV (?) Does anyone remember the quiz question?:
syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory illness that is new to humans. It was first reported in
Saudi Arabia in 2012 and has since spread to several o
PH 362 Midterm 2 Review:
LECTURE: Micro-credit Financing
1. Characteristics of the borrower in micro-credit financing:
poor, predominantly female, low-education levels, live in geographically
remote areas, have very few assets, in agriculture-related occ
Lecture 4: Citizens Movement
o Social or populist movements, often started by a small group of
crusading citizens against perceived inequity or injustice
o Raise social consciousness
o Push government to respond by developing or changin
PH 362 Final Exam Study
What is Malaria?
What percentage of worlds population affected by malaria?
250 million cases a year
Nearly 1million deaths
Malaria is the most common and deadly parasitic disease in the world
What causes malaria?
Vector borne d
7 Billion people= world population
320 Million US population
Western Pacific= highest populated region
SEA= 2nd most populated region (25% of the world lives here= 1.5 Billion people)
Sub-Saharan Africa= expected to become primar