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Department
International Development Studies
Course
IDSB04H3
Professor
Anne- Emanuelle Birn
Semester
Winter

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IDSB04 International Health Policy Chapter 4 Notes The Political Economy of Health and Development The Biomedical model - Views health and illness at the individual level, with the body conceptualized as a machine with constituents parts that can be manipulated and repaired. - This model is mainly curative but does have included preventive armamentariummeasures (such as vaccines, screening, and genetic testing. The Behaviour Model - Views health and illness primarily as a consequence of the individuals or households actionsbeliefs. - Focuses on changing and regulating personal conduct and cultural attitudes through education, counseling, and incentives in order to achieve desirable health outcomes. The Political Economy - Considers the political, social, cultural, and economic contexts in which disease and illness arise, and examines the ways in which societal structures interact with the particular conditions that lead to goodbad health. - Many determ
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