Global infectious diseases

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Global infectious diseases

  1. 1. By Genis & Mika
  2. 2.  Presentation 1. Origins and development 2.Status: Present,Trends, & Importance 3. Proposed Solutions 4.CountriesAffected 5. Influences: Political, economical, and cultural  Reflection
  3. 3.  Victims of the Black Plague, Being Buried in London, 1665
  4. 4.  Lack of $ = death by preventable/treatable diseases
  5. 5.  We have to:  Make progress fight against ancient diseases  Establish reliable, early warning system against new diseases
  6. 6.  Global travel heightens chances of outbreaks  Need to expand the size/scope of health organizations  Global collaboration and work standard saves time and lives
  7. 7.  At the top of the deadly list: 1. Influenza: Claims 36,000 lives 2. HIV/AIDS: 40 M people infected + 12,000 every day 3. Hepatitis C: affects 3-4 M; kills 250,000 4. Malaria: affects 300-500 M people 5. Tuberculosis: 1 of 3 infected. Drug-resistant strain.
  8. 8.  Hope:  Gene-specific vaccines  Synthesized vaccine- plants  Crack genome of viruses  Diagnosing time cut down HIVVirus
  9. 9.  Proposed by Jean François Rischard:  Disregard political boundaries  Strengthen health & health education systems  Gather funds to deal with outbreaks  Create incentives for new medical products
  10. 10.  Follow WHO’s recommendations  Aid developing countries with resources  Collaborate with donor entities  Oversee developing countries’ progress  Share past successes and failures
  11. 11.  Each nation should:  Direct research activities  Promote international cooperation  Create public health systems  Constantly improve living conditions

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