Concept of community and public health
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.
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Global Health website: http://www.globalhealth.gov/
- Families USA – Why Global Health Matters—Here and Abroad website: http://www.familiesusa.org/
- World Health Organization (WHO) website: http://www.who.int
Solution PreviewSocial determinants of health are the situations in the surroundings in which individuals are born, dwell, worship, operate, and play that influence an extensive scope of health, operation, and standard of life results and threats (Nies and McEwen, 2015). Everyone is aware that if they……………………………