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Framing Social Problems. Theme: Health

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    Health as a social problem Health as a social problem Presentation Transcript

    • Is Health a Social Problem
    • I love my body
    • A perspective influences how you:
    • Definition of Social Problem
    • Defining social problems in terms of the 3 paradigms:
      a social problem: is a condition or pattern of behavior that:
      contradicts some other condition or pattern of behavior and is defined as incompatible with the desired quality of life
      is caused, facilitated, or prolonged by factors that operate at multiple levels of social life
      involves intergroup conflict and
      requires social action to be resolved
    • Why health issue is social problem
      Illnesses
      Physical illness
      Chronic diseases
      Infectious diseases
      Mental illness
      Health care
      Availability
      Costs
      Deinstitutionalization
      Inadequate care (errors)
      Maldistribution of medical care
    • Conclusion
      Nature of the problem
      Care
      Illnesses; Cure
      Relationship with definition
      Health can infringe on the desired quality of life
      is caused, facilitated, or prolonged by factors that operate at multiple levels of social life
      involves intergroup conflict and
      requires social action to be resolved
    • Let’s look at classical perspectives again
    • Analysis local situation
      Care
      Cure
    • Contributing factors (global perspective)
      Life style
      Gender
      Occupational roles
      Interaction and socialization
      Industrial Economy
      Politics of illness
    • Raj_Panjabi Post conflict
    • Normative approaches
    • Normative approaches to social problems
      These are more normative frameworks for the approach of social problems.
      These approaches have an ideal as objective (Utopia? Universalism?). They want to catalyze social change.
      They have a strong emphasis on human development, quality of life, sustainability and equality for all,
      Advocacy, activism, influence on policies, they want to change the social structure that reproduces social inequality
    • Normative frameworks:
      Human-Rights based approached
      Basic Needs Approach
      Human Development and Capability Approach (HDCA)
    • New ideas towards health
      Prevention
      Health care reform; need for universal coverage and cost effective
      Ongoing innovations
      Holistic approach
      Capability of individual
      Relationship health and wealth
    • Local context
      Central Bureau of Statistics; www.cbs.aw
      Nationaal plan Aruba 2009-2018; see p.7& 8
      Wit GeleKruis Aruba; www.witgelekruisaruba.org
      Dr. Horacio E. Oduber Hospitaal; www.arubahospital.com
      AZV Aruba: www.azv.aw
    • Look at
      Life expectancy
      Chronic diseases in Aruba
      Childhood obesity
      Cost medical care Aruba
      New health care approaches in Aruba
      Which premises are used in the “National plan”