Global Patterns of Health and Illness

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What is noted about illnesses accross the world?
They vary
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What does development influence?
The patterns of illness and health
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What does Thoman Mckeown state?
That once in minority worlds morbidity and mortality rates were infelunced by communicable diseases
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What re communicable diseases?
Diseases which can b e caught- such as TB or Measles
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What were these communicable diseases linked to?
Poor standards of living- poor sanitation and water systems
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What happened as minority countries developed?
There was a transition from communicable diseases to diseases of consumption.
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What do diseases of the rich world create for the majority world?
A dual burden- of traditional and modern diseases
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What statistics back this u?
70% of HIV and AIDS cases were in Sub Sahara African and 36% of adults in Botswana were infected
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How does it leave the majority?
It leaves them hindered by traditional diseases
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