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Define pandemic
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Worldwide spread of new disease Typically originates from animal
e.g Covid-19, Black Plague , H1N Y (Swine Flu)
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What is 1° prevention
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targets before condition/ disease occurs c. g discourage uptake of smoking , Immunization for HPV
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What is 2° prevention
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Targets during development of a condition e.g breast & bowel cancer
screening , hearing tests for industrial workers, lead test in mining towns
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what is 3 ° prevention
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targets after condition has occured , e.g rehabilitation, chemotherapy reduces consequences of an established disease
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Identity measures developed through history to improve public health
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  • Manditory fortification of wheat fIour for bread making
  • Resulted in a 14% drop in neural tube defects
  • Human papilloma virus (HPU) vaccine
  • 90 % drop in genital warts & cervical cancer
  • Fluoride added to community water supplies
  • decrease in tooth decay
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John Last, 5 ways to improve public health
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1. Awareness
2. understand the causes
3. Have/develop a capability to solve/ reduce it
4. A sense of value that is worthwhile to deal with a problem
5. A political will to do what is
necessary

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What is mortality
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Number of deaths in a population in a given period
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What is epidemiology
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A branch of medicine which deals with incidence, distribution & possible control of diseases & other factors relating to health
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what is disability adjusted life expectancy
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1 year of healthy life lost due to illness &/ death
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what is a good health system
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According to WHO: delivers quality services to all people, when & where they need them
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Define epidemic
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occurrence in community /region of cases of an illness/specific health related behaviour that is not normal
e.g Ebola, small pox
smallpox= eradicated (1979)
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Charles Winslow
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Public health "Science & art preventing disease, prolonging life & promoting physical & mental health & well-being"
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Define pandemic
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Worldwide spread of new disease Typically originates from animal
e.g Covid-19, Black Plague , H1N Y (Swine Flu)
Q:
What is 1° prevention
A:
targets before condition/ disease occurs c. g discourage uptake of smoking , Immunization for HPV
Q:
What is 2° prevention
A:
Targets during development of a condition e.g breast & bowel cancer
screening , hearing tests for industrial workers, lead test in mining towns
Q:
what is 3 ° prevention
A:
targets after condition has occured , e.g rehabilitation, chemotherapy reduces consequences of an established disease
Q:
Identity measures developed through history to improve public health
A:
  • Manditory fortification of wheat fIour for bread making
  • Resulted in a 14% drop in neural tube defects
  • Human papilloma virus (HPU) vaccine
  • 90 % drop in genital warts & cervical cancer
  • Fluoride added to community water supplies
  • decrease in tooth decay
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John Last, 5 ways to improve public health
A:
1. Awareness
2. understand the causes
3. Have/develop a capability to solve/ reduce it
4. A sense of value that is worthwhile to deal with a problem
5. A political will to do what is
necessary

Q:
What is mortality
A:
Number of deaths in a population in a given period
Q:
What is epidemiology
A:
A branch of medicine which deals with incidence, distribution & possible control of diseases & other factors relating to health
Q:
what is disability adjusted life expectancy
A:
1 year of healthy life lost due to illness &/ death
Q:
what is a good health system
A:
According to WHO: delivers quality services to all people, when & where they need them
Q:
Define epidemic
A:
occurrence in community /region of cases of an illness/specific health related behaviour that is not normal
e.g Ebola, small pox
smallpox= eradicated (1979)
Q:
Charles Winslow
A:
Public health "Science & art preventing disease, prolonging life & promoting physical & mental health & well-being"
PAR: W1 Public Health

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