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Lecture 9

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Lecture 9 : India attempting to have universal healthcare – india largest democracy. Generic form of drugs not brand anymore Health policy power effects generalized people living in poverty Global health : TB and HIV link bet.the 2 5 sections in assignment: answer the concerns listed in areas : Intro: define your topic and how it is relevant to health geography Not summarize annotations: but address key themes in this way this one taken approach to this. Theme linking articles finding commonalities and differnces : Syntesize what literature is saying: Different methods synthesis. Large scale quantitative analysis of surveys other may find qualitative.Mention outliers however so and so approach take Drawbacks and benefits of methods – large scale surveys - what is left answered and drawbacks Course relevant: concepts you used in this term – define those terms elucidate. Link bet. Intro and terms Conclusion think about areas that you think should be answer what could be answered: should be grounded from what you think about already Assignment: checklist! Use 4 of this 6 resources from annotated and find 2 more. 10 years or younger Formatting: Bibliography : use subheadings Lecture : Tuberculosis TB: social-economic and political relations Explain difference bet. MDR and XDR TB Latent : spread disease Consumption : wasting – people losing wt. a.k.a White plague th th 19 and early 20 C – TB a disease of urban poor : areas where chronic infections and TB deaths Urban poor Sanatoriums: send your family away and then they’ll comeback Increases in standards of living Understanding hygiene Decrease opportunity for TB to grow and see rates decrease BCG – given to children in higher areas – decrease in TB nos. Reason of TB comes again bec. Of link of TB and AIDS making TB even difficult to treat Farmer: who does it really affect? Not universally distributed bec. Of medical resistant form and emergence of TB and have to deal with it. Never eradicated and not became health issue in North America. Hard to get infected by TB – airborn drops and cough on you for you to get it. TB infection rate is only 20% Require intimate exposure However having lower immunity can will put you being negatively affect disease quicker This is why we have HIV/TB relationship – a weaker body: HIV is an immune suppressor and TB will progress TB is social disease in the sense that not eating healthy foods – immunity is less. Sicker and live in conditions that is not particularly healthy DOTS – (farmer) – real experiences working in HAITI Directly observed Therapy Short Course (DOTS). DOTS is a treatment plan. Give you medication take it and directly observed take treatment for a short course of tie usually 3-6months. – cheaper than hospital rates – hospitalization : health worker not necessarily :Think about structural adjustment program in Africa – 100kms away to get Rx and get somewhere to get Rx in other places – spend money to go get treatment g
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