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Lecture 13

HSS 3332 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Maternal Health, Millennium Development Goals, Non-Communicable Disease

Health Sciences
Course Code
HSS 3332
Sarah Fraser

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Global perspectives
Cost cant be afforded by every country
World economic forum 2015- formed to promote entrepreneurship
Having a good economy is correlated with having a healthy population but the opposite is also
Rise in the ratio of non-communicable disease in developing countries
2000 UNDP millennium development goals
Reduce Child mortality
-certain medication implemented i.e. vaccines
(help prevent 15.6 million deaths between 2000 and 2013)
Maternal health
4 maternal visits in developed countries but there is none in developing countries
people an’t afford transportation even if the health services are free
ex. Obstretic fistula
ART is more available for people now
What are the needed (essential) Health Technology across the world that should be available to
Health Technology- something that is necessary for health services to prevent, diagnoses and
There must be access to essential health technologies and put in place based on evidence
Essential Technologies
1. Blood transfusion Safety
Many of the transmittable disease are done in blood transfusion because the blood is not
screened or unsterilized needed
This is an issue eause the lood supply isn’t there
in developing countries (the area where it is most need) there is not enough
goals to establish a blood transfusion service to deliver safe blood
voluntary sources usually have safer blood than people who are being paid
trying to assure testing of all donated blood
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