What are Social Determinants of Health?

What are Social Determinants of Health?

 

How do Social Determinants of health contribute to the development of illness?

 

What is a Communicable Disease Chain?

 

Are there steps that a nurse can take to break a link within the communicable disease chain? Give a specific example.

 

Readings within your text covering international/global health and the following websites will assist you in answering these questions:

 

  1. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Global Health website: http://www.cdc.gov/cogh/index.htm
  2. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Global Health website: http://www.globalhealth.gov/index.html
  3. Families USA – Why Global Health Matters—Here and Abroad website: http://www.familiesusa.org/
  4. World Health Organization (WHO) website: http://www.who.int