Select a global health issue impacting the international health community. Briefly describe the global health issue and its impact on the larger health care system (i.e., continents, regions, countries, states, and health departments). How can health care delivery systems work collaboratively to address global health concerns? Who are some of the stakeholders that may work on these issues?
Readings within your text covering international/global health and the following websites will assist you in answering these questions:
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Global Health website: http://www.cdc.gov/cogh/index.htm
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Global Health website: http://www.globalhealth.gov/index.html
- Families USA – Why Global Health Matters—Here and Abroad website: http://www.familiesusa.org/
- World Health Organization (WHO) website: http://www.who.int