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Lecture 40

PUBHLTH 2 Lecture Notes - Lecture 40: Population Reference Bureau, Sexually Transmitted Infection, Neural Tube Defect


Department
Public Health
Course Code
PUBHLTH 2
Professor
Zuzana Bic
Lecture
40

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Austin Maldanado
Professor Bic
Public Health 2
Why did Maryland's Department of Corrections advocate to remove Suboxone
film, a drug that is intended to help people who are addicted to opioid
medications, from the state's preferred drugs list under Medicaid?
There is an increase of smuggling Suboxone in jails, and thus the
department wants to reduce sales
True/False
Midwives help transport women to the hospital from rural areas during times of
complications.
True
Measles is one of the most contagious infections known to humans. Despite the existence
of a safe and effective vaccine, measles is still an issue in countries around the world
True
Preventing HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections in Thailand involves the help
of only nurses, doctors and health professionals.
False
In the United States, young gay white men are most likely to be infected with H.I.V. and
the least likely to be tested for it.
False
Latin Americans experienced cases of paralysis and death due to polio.
True
Contraceptive use is the highest amongst well educated women, those living in urban
areas, and in high income areas.
True
Water fluoridation is effective only if the water supply system is regulated and the
majority of inhabitants have access to water system.
True
Trachoma is dangerous because it can cause an unpreventable blindness.
False
River Blindness is causes by a worm that enters through the infection of a blackfly.
True
The government of chile unsuccessfully implemented the cost saving fortification of
wheat flour with folic acid to prevent neural tube defects.
False
Chinese citizens have a predicament of overconsumption of iodized salt.
False
Complete the following
According to the Population Reference Bureau video, family planning leads to economic
security by which of the following:
All of the above
Larger income
Accumulation of wealth
Better education
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