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WONCA Europe 2011 Preconference - Group 3 Presentation

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WONCA Europe 2011 Preconference - Group 3 Presentation

  1. 1. Global Health<br />Wonca 2011<br />Warsaw<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />MikkoPurhonen (Finland)<br />MuratAltuntas(Turkey)<br />Belisa Tarazona (Spain)<br />MatthiasKlauser (Italy)<br />NelaSramkova (CzechRepublic)<br />Marie Barth (Luxemburg)<br />JannekePelser (TheNetherlands)<br />Facilitators : <br />Anna Duda – Gurda (Poland)<br />SandeepGeeranavar (UK) <br />
  3. 3. DefinitionWikipedia<br />Global health is the health of populations in a global context and transcends the perspectives and concerns of individual nations.[1] Health problems that transcend national borders or have a global political and economic impact, are often emphasized.[2] It has been defined as 'the area of study, research and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide'.[3] Thus, global health is about worldwide improvement of health, reduction of disparities, and protection against global threats that disregard national borders.[4<br />
  4. 4. Whatmeans global healthforus?<br />Wellbeing in physical, psychological and social aspectsforeveryhumanbeing in theworld (notonlynow)<br />
  5. 5. OUR approachto global health<br />Primaryhealthcare<br />Prevention and vaccination<br />Chronicdiseasemanagement<br />Opportunities/equality<br />Standard basic line/foundation<br />Flexibility<br />Description/confrontation (politics)<br />
  6. 6. Whoisinvolved<br />GP<br />Teachers<br />Nurses, nurse practioners, physicianassistents<br />Media<br />Families<br />Insurancecompanies<br />Communitysupport<br />Workingassociations<br />
  7. 7. How do youmeasure global health?<br />Difficultbutnecessary:<br />Number of GP´s per population and area<br />Mortality(global and childmortality), morbidity, lifeexpectancy, QALY<br />Screeningprogramme<br />
  8. 8. What can I do?<br />Patienteducation (responsibility of patients)<br />Increaseknowledge<br />Network building<br />Peer review/workingtogether<br />Assessment of diseases<br />Research in publichealth<br />
  9. 9. Take home message<br />Think global health, act local health<br />

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