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Department
International Development Studies
Course
IDSB04H3
Professor
utsc
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter Key DefinitionsAccording to the WHO Health is a state of complete physical mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity 3oInternational health actors frame international health in terms of disease controloThere is growing consensus on the need to address social determinants of health essential for good health and well being These includeadequate housing access to clean water sanitation nutrition education broad social policies and protections safe working conditions and living wages 94C E A Winslow a public health leader described public health as the science and art of preventing disease prolonging life and promoting physical health and efficiency through organized community efforts 4 There have been several other conceptions of the field of public health includingoSocial medicinerefers to integration of political action and health efforts developed in ththe 19 centuryoPopulation healthemphasizes on how various determinants of health interact affecti
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