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Human Option – Health Issues

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The Human Option

Health Issues

   
Global patterns of health Morbidity and mortality – health in world affairs. Philip Allan: 277 – 280

Oxford: 278 – 284

 

TED talks

The study of one infectious disease (e.g. malaria, HIV/

AIDS)

Its global distribution and its impact on health, economic development and lifestyle. Philip Allan: 280 – 285

Oxford: 285 – 289

 

Geofacts

Facebook (BHS)

The study of one non-communicable disease (e.g.

coronary disease, cancer)

Its global distribution and its impact on health, economic development and lifestyle. Philip Allan: 286 – 288

Oxford; 290 – 293

 

Facebook (BHS)

Food and health Malnutrition, periodic famine, obesity. Philip Allan: 289 – 294

Oxford: 294 – 297

 

TED talks

Contrasting healthcare Care approaches in countries at different stages of development. Philip Allan: 294 – 296

Oxford: 298 – 301

Health matters in a globalising world economy Transnational corporations and pharmaceutical research, production and distribution; tobacco transnationals. Philip Allan: 296 – 301

Oxford: 302 – 307

 

Facebook (BHS)

Regional variations in health and morbidity in the UK Factors affecting regional variations in health and morbidity – age structure, income and occupation type, education, environment and pollution.

 

Age, gender, wealth and their influence on access to facilities for exercise, health care, and good nutrition.

 

A local case study on the implications of the above for the provision of health care systems.

Philip Allan: 301 – 308

Oxford: 308 – 314

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