MEDLIFE Curriculum Text 2015-2016

Question 1 of 29

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What does "healthcare as a human right" mean?

Select one of the following:

  • Health is crucial to one's well-being

  • Survival without health means one's basic needs are compromised

  • The right to health means that one's economic status should not dictate one's access to health care

  • All of the above

Question 2 of 29

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Patient Spotlight: Julio Rivera - Which of the following is NOT true?

Select one of the following:

  • MEDLIFE rebuilt and improved Julio's kitchen and bedroom floor to provide better living conditions

  • MEDLIFE built a staircase with a railing to Julio's house for safety and better access

  • Julio is one of MEDLIFE's follow-up patient

  • Julio was MEDLIFE's first follow-up patient in Ecuador

Question 3 of 29

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Who was the first patient of MEDLIFE?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Darwin

  • Leonel

  • Gino

  • Chais

Question 4 of 29

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What is NOT one of the four elements of healthcare according to the UN states:

Select one of the following:

  • Availability

  • Accessibility

  • Acceptability

  • Quality

  • Productivity

Question 5 of 29

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Becky is a volunteer going on her first mobile clinic, she is studying to be a doctor but has no certification. What is she NOT able to do during the clinics?

Select one of the following:

  • Shadow a doctor during a patient examination

  • Hold the hand of a child during a tooth extraction

  • Take vitals of a patient at triage

  • Perform a pap smear on a patient

Question 6 of 29

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What makes MEDLIFE different from other volunteer experiences that are considered voluntourism? Select all that apply.

Select one or more of the following:

  • MEDLIFE hires local medical professionals to the mobile clinics

  • MEDLIFE focuses on educating the volunteers to understand the communities and their concerns

  • MEDLIFE sets up reality tours to show the true poverty conditions of the communities and addresses the root causes of poverty and lack of health care

  • MEDLIFE first builds a relationship with a community before working in the community

  • MEDLIFE focuses on short term solutions to aid the communities they work with, without the help of the community members

Question 7 of 29

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Cervical and breast cancer are some of the top killers of women in developing countries, however with early detection can be treated or even prevented. How often should women get a pap smear?

Select one of the following:

  • Every 3 years

  • Every 6 months

  • Every year

  • Once in a lifetime

Question 8 of 29

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Our headquarters are in Lima, Peru so that we can witness the needs of the communities we work in on a daily basis, which of the following is NOT a prominent health issues in Peru?

Select one of the following:

  • Breast and cervical cancer

  • Diabetes

  • Malnutrition

  • STDs

  • Malaria

Question 9 of 29

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What are some ways that lack of knowledge affects lifestyle?

Select one of the following:

  • Sanitation

  • Pollution

  • Nutrition

  • All of the above

Question 10 of 29

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True or false: Public Health focuses on preventing diseases, promoting health, giving access to appropriate and cost-effective care, and prolonging life among the whole population

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 29

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Which partnership projects did MEDLIFE partake in?

Select one of the following:

  • MEDLIFE staff and volunteers inaugurated a state-funded orphanage for 50 girls in Cusco, Peru.

  • MEDLIFE volunteers partnered with a rural hospital in Pisac to better their maternity ward and create an outside garden.

  • MEDLIFE inaugurated a new school and bathrooms to double the enrollment count to 150 children in Riobamba, Ecuador.

  • All of the above

Question 12 of 29

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What was the motive for MEDLIFE building their first school?

Select one of the following:

  • The previous school was in poor condition

  • The previous school was far for children to walk to

  • The previous school was not a big enough for the amount of students

  • The previous school had no bathrooms

Question 13 of 29

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Which community inspired MEDLIFE’s first school construction project?

Select one of the following:

  • Pisac, Peru

  • Pamplona Alta, Peru

  • Telan Playa, Ecuador

  • Riobamba, Ecuador

Question 14 of 29

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Lack of cleanliness in stores, such as butcher shops or bakeries can cause (select all that apply):

Select one or more of the following:

  • Musculoskeletal disease

  • Tetanus

  • Heart Disease

  • Respiratory Disease

Question 15 of 29

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Carlos Benavides, where did he begin his work?

Select one of the following:

  • As a community leader in Miraflores

  • As a patient

  • With another NGO

  • Working for the government in the pueblos jovenes

Question 16 of 29

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What percentage of children are unable to read Swahili in Tanzania?

Select one of the following:

  • 20%

  • 40%

  • 60%

  • 35%

Question 17 of 29

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What percentage of Peruvian women know consistent condom use prevents HIV?

Select one of the following:

  • 24%

  • 34%

  • 44%

  • 54%

Question 18 of 29

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Substance abuse, such as alcohol, can lead to many effects. These include:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Digestion problems

  • Handicaps choices while under the influence

  • Asthma

  • A & B

Question 19 of 29

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Water in our communities is contaminated, what substances are in the water which make it dangerous?

Select one of the following:

  • Bacteria

  • Fecal matter

  • Toxic waste

  • All of the above

Question 20 of 29

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Lung and prostate cancer are the leading cancers in men.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 21 of 29

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A high school graduate is more likely to

Select one of the following:

  • Not abuse drugs by 10.1%

  • Not abuse drugs by 6.3%

  • Not abuse alcohol by 10.1%

  • Not abuse alcohol by 6.3%

Question 22 of 29

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True or False: Many people do not have land titles for the land they live on?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 23 of 29

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Who inspired MEDLIFE to begin building staircases and why?

Select one of the following:

  • Chais Pipa who slipped down a steep mountainside leading to a premature birth and health complications for her newborn child.

  • Sylvestrina, an elderly woman who could not safely leave her home in fear of falling.

  • Volunteers who attended a mobile clinic and saw how difficult it was for community members to navigate the steep mountainside.

  • Darwin who battled a severe heart condition.

Question 24 of 29

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What impact does a staircase have?

Select one of the following:

  • Easier access to food and water

  • Children are not turned away from school for being dirty

  • Ability to get to and from work safely

  • All the above

Question 25 of 29

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Eliminating dangerous bacteria by providing a proper sink and toilet can reduce bacteria by what percent?

Select one of the following:

  • 100%

  • 30%

  • 60%

  • 40%

Question 26 of 29

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What is the 2nd leading cause of death in countries facing poverty?

Select one of the following:

  • Diabetes

  • Coronary Heart Disease

  • Diarrhea

  • Starvation

Question 27 of 29

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Who decides what project is needed in a particular community?

Select one of the following:

  • Nick Ellis

  • Members of the community

  • Volunteers

  • MEDLIFE staff

Question 28 of 29

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What percentage of donations to the MEDLIFE FUND and fundraising towards MEDLIFE projects are used towards local issues such as mobile clinics, schools, and other development projects?

Select one of the following:

  • 50%

  • 80%

  • 100%

  • 90%

Question 29 of 29

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The four main barriers that affect the access to high quality healthcare are: Environmental, cultural, political, and financial. Which of the following is an example barrier?

Select one of the following:

  • Lack of access to water or electricity

  • High costs of health insurance and medical care

  • Lack of community organization and communication

  • All of the above

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