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An Introduction to Global Health - Health Indicators (13:06)
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No matter what your area of interest is, you need to know how to evaluate your subject, how to measure it. Global health is measured using something we call health indicators. To understand how a population in a country, or in a region, or even a part of a city is doing, you need to know its health indicators. How long do people live in this country? How many children die before they reach their fifth birthday in this city? What is the weight of children and adults in the northern part of the country? How many women die in childbirth in the country? Once you have looked at these numbers and compared them with other populations, you can make sense of the health situation of a population. In this lecture you will some basic health indicators, and also how the data is collected.
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Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Karolinska Institutet
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global health
Author:
MD PhD Helena Nordenstedt
Date Added:
10/14/2015
An Introduction to Global Health - NCDs (Cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, lung disease) (12:15)
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As fewer children die, more people grow up to become adults, or even ol, the global burden of disease is changing from infections to Non-communicable diseases. Which diseases are they, and what do they have in common? Is it a good or abad thing that they are increasing worldwide?
Get transcript for video here: https://www.oercommons.org/courseware/module/58789/overview

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Karolinska Institutet
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global health
Author:
MD PhD Helena Nordenstedt
Date Added:
10/14/2019
An Introduction to Global Health - Water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) (9:40)
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Handwashing is one of he most cost-effective way to improve health that we know of. Learn more about handwashing, hygiene and toilets in this session.
Get transcript for video here: https://www.oercommons.org/courseware/module/58789/overview

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Karolinska Institutet
Provider Set:
An Introduction to Global health
Author:
MD PhD Helena Nordenstedt
Date Added:
10/14/2015