Describe the Global Context of Public Health
Global healthis theof the populations in the worldwide context;it has been defined as “the area of study,and practice that places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide”.Problems that transcend national borders or have a global political and economic impact are often emphasized.Thus, global health is about worldwide health improvement (including), reduction of, and protection againstthat disregard national borders.Global health is not to be confused with, which is defined as the branch offocusing onandefforts by.Global health can be measured as a function of various globaland their prevalence in the world and threat to decreasein the present day. Estimates suggest that in a pre-modern, poor world, life expectancy was around 30 years in all regions of the world.
The predominant agency associated with global health (and international health) is the(WHO). Other important agencies impacting global health includeand(WFP). Thesystem has also played a part with cross-sectoral actions to address global health and its underlyingwith the declaration of theand the more recent.