Global Patterns of Health, Disease and Death

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Global Patterns of Health, Disease and Death
1 Health
1.1 Physical, mental and social well-being and absence of disease
1.2 Health Indicators
1.2.1 Life Expectancy
1.2.1.1 Higher in MEDCs, Lower in LEDCs (generally)
1.2.2 Obesity
1.2.3 Smoking
1.2.4 Incidence of Diseases
2 Morbidity
2.1 Illness
2.2 Morbidity Indicators
2.2.1 Prevalence
2.2.1.1 The total number of cases in a population at a time
2.2.2 Incidence
2.2.2.1 The number of new cases of a disease over a time period
2.3 Types of disease
2.3.1 Communicable
2.3.1.1 Malaria
2.3.1.2 HIV/AIDS
2.3.1.3 Common in poorer countries
2.3.1.3.1 Malnutrition
2.3.1.3.2 Lack of clean water and sanitation
2.3.1.3.3 Overcrowded
2.3.1.3.4 Poor access to healthcare
2.3.1.3.5 Limited health education
2.3.1.3.6 Disease vectors
2.3.1.3.6.1 Mosquitos
2.3.2 Non-communicable
2.3.2.1 Cancer
2.3.2.2 Heart disease
2.3.2.3 Common in wealthier countries
2.3.2.3.1 Diseases of affluence
2.3.2.3.2 Higher proportion of elderly
2.3.2.3.2.1 More common in elderly
2.3.2.3.3 Unhealthy lifestyle
2.3.2.3.3.1 Alcohol
2.3.2.3.3.2 Cigarettes
2.3.2.3.3.3 Drugs
2.3.2.3.3.4 Unhealthy food
3 Mortality
3.1 Death
3.1.1 High morbidity causes high mortality
3.2 Mortality Rate
3.2.1 How many people die in a population over a period of time
3.2.2 Compare global patterns of death
3.2.3 Mortality rates for non-communicable diseases are higher in MEDCs
3.2.4 Mortality rates for communicable diseases are higher in LEDCs
3.3 The risk of dying from a disease is greater in poorer countries
3.3.1 Malnutrition
3.3.1.1 Poor ability to fight disease
3.3.2 Poor access to healthcare
3.3.2.1 People can't get the drugs they need
4 World Issues
4.1 Infectious diseases can spread around the world
4.1.1 Pandemic
4.1.2 HIV/AIDS
4.2 Countries need to work together
4.3 World Health Organisation (WHO)
4.3.1 Vaccinations
4.3.2 Screening
4.3.3 Health Education
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