SOCA01H3 Study Guide - British Medical Association, Michael Fumento, The Bmj

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16 Apr 2012
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Health and Medicine Definitions:
Surgeon General: The chief medical officer in the U.S. Public Health Service
or in a state public health service
Everett Koop: Although he was most widely known among Americans for his
years being the Surgeon General, the vast bulk of Koop's career was actually
spent as a practicing physician
Health and Human Services Secretary: the head of the United States
Department of Health and Human Services, concerned with health matters.
Donna Shields: nutritionist
Centre for Disease Control:(CDC) online source for health information
Peter Piot: he discovered the Ebola virus
UNAIDS: UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, is an
innovative partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal
access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support.
Dr. James Chin: James (Jim) Chin is a public health epidemiologist. He works
in public health surveillance and prevention of communicable diseases,
particularly AIDS.
AIDS: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency
syndrome (AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by the
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV
Epidemiologist: study of patterns of health and illness and associated factors
at the population level. It is the cornerstone method of public health research
WHO: WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the
United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global
health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and
standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical
support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
Michael Fumento: Wrote the book ‘The Myth of Heterosexual AIDS’
He’s best known for science and health issues, especially what he considers
faux crises from the “heterosexual AIDS explosion” in 1987[3] to swine flu[4] to
the alleged epidemic of runaway Toyotas
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