Global Health

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1. Provide an overall summary of your original proposal. What global health issues did you value, and how did you plan to address them? (1 paragraph) I chose global health issues that affected the greatest number of people in the world and that were the simplest to solve. The issues chosen were heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, and tobacco use. Since the majority of those health issues was related to diet and exercise, I chose to implement plans pertaining to eating a healthy diet and emphasizing the importance of exercise. Since tobacco use negatively affects health, it would also be included in the education about what consists of a health life. In order to address and begin solving the problems, programs would provide resources, and exercise plans, and educate people on prevention…show more content…
Another limitation to consider would be how much access poorer countries and even poor communities in developed countries have to healthy foods and their ability to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Doctors would need to be willing to go to areas where they are required and doctors in other countries would need to be willing to provide care and education for people in poverty. Even in areas where poverty is not an issue, education is not guaranteed to convince people to change their diet or stop their harmful habits. Also, laws are different around the world and there may be roadblocks to being able to implement the plans. These limitations can affect whether people start a healthy lifestyle and maintain it to the point where heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, and tobacco are on the decline across the world. Some populations might not be open to the idea of new structures for example stores and parks in their area which would limit the impact that could be
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