What are Social Determinants of Health?
How do Social Determinants of health contribute to the development of illness?
What is a Communicable Disease Chain?
Are there steps that a nurse can take to break a link within the communicable disease chain? Give a specific example.
Readings within your text covering international/global health and the following websites will assist you in answering these questions:
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Global Health website: http://www.cdc.gov/cogh/index.htm
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Global Health website: http://www.globalhealth.gov/index.html
- Families USA – Why Global Health Matters—Here and Abroad website: http://www.familiesusa.org/
- World Health Organization (WHO) website: http://www.who.int