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Globalization , Health and Media


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An attempt to discuss relation between Globalization and Media and how it is linked with Health.

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Globalization , Health and Media

  1. 1. Globalization, Health and Media. Presented By: Sidra Butt Fatima Waleed Aqsa Aftab Farah Masood
  2. 2. Definitions Globalization • Intensification of global flows of capital, goods, ideas and people across borders and • Institutions and rules established to regulate these flows Health • A person's mental or physical condition. Media • The main means of mass communication (television, radio, and newspapers) regarded collectively.
  3. 3. Globalization and Health Link between Health and Globalization Pros and Cons of effects of Globalization on Health
  4. 4. Openness Cross border flows technology Regional/global rules and institutions National Policies Health risks Health systems Level and distribution of household income Education Water Energy Transport Other sectors Health Outcomes Link between Globalization and Health
  5. 5. Global environmental change Pros Account balance grows More interest earns Cons
  6. 6. Improved Communication Technology Pros Cons share information on health issues. Misuse of technology
  7. 7. WHO response to Global health Pros Cons World Health Organization addresses the media on health emergency preparedness and response capacities World Health Organization is responsible from re-emerging of EBOLA
  8. 8. Healthcare Globalization Pros  Motivational  Reduces waste  Gives competitive edge Cons  Costs  Training  Time lag
  9. 9. Changing in diet habits and the traditional diets worldwide Pros Cons  Obesity and health related issues. Fast food is a convenient way to fill you up when you are hungry. However, you shouldn't follow fast food diet or consume this type of food regularly
  10. 10. Public Health Pros  Improve population health, Reduce health inequalities. Cons
  11. 11. Medical Technology Pros  Corporate Hospital Cons  increased inequality in access to medical progress  Illegal trade of drugs
  12. 12. Media and Health Did you know that there are more than 75,000 health care professionals on Twitter?
  13. 13. Effects of Media on Health Positive provide information about safe health practices and can foster social connectedness. Negative effects on aggression, sexual behavior, substance use, disordered eating, and academic difficulties.
  14. 14. Continue A 2001 survey by Harvard School of Public Health found that more than one-half of Americans name national, local, or cable news as their most important source of health information, rather than a health care provider or public health source.
  15. 15. Continue Obesity Due to effect of advertising of food products Convenience foods are easy, fast, and, well, convenient!
  16. 16. Continue Social media makes us compare our lives with others Social media often leads to multitasking
  17. 17. Continue Social media can lead to fear of missing out. Social media glamorizes drug and alcohol use
  18. 18. Health in Media • Highlight public health issues in media and put this on the political agendas to make healthcare available to everyone. • Media owner have told to answer that how health issues can get importance with emerging of many other important issues. • If media instead of airing political statements focus on investigative stories and becomes less superficial, things would get much better.
  19. 19. Link between globalization and media
  20. 20. Pros and cons of media Creates new social connections  Students are doing better in school Too much misinformation Wastage of time
  21. 21. Better quality of life Source of employment Less face to face communication Manipulation of news Continued.
  22. 22. Conclusion
  23. 23. Thank you Raheel Shareef