Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Sensitivity equals the number of true positives over the # of true
positives plus # of false neg.
Specificity equals the # of true neg. over the # of true neg. plus #
of false pos.
What to be in (a) and
Prevalence How often does the disease occur
Incidence number of new cases. expressed as a percentage of a population
Number of new disease cases per population at risk
High incidence means high disease occurrence
Measured over a given time inter
Sociology 162, Sugrue
Mountains beyond Mountains: Paul Farmer
Intro to International Health Policy
Mountains Beyond Mountains: Paul Farmers Sucess
Paul Farmer has done many great things during his life.
US Medical and Nursing Students should be required to take
two courses on cross-cultural competencies.
February 24, 2009
Introduction to International Health
Norween Sugrue, TA: Libin
The Importance of Cross-cultural Classe
Battle of Solferino (Austria vs French/Italian Army) was startin point for red cross. Henri
Dunant, Swiss businessman, saw the sight of wounded left for dead and organized local woman
for Red cross.
Truman 4-Point Speech
Give unfaltering support t