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Running head: COMMUNICABLE DISEASE - CHLAMYDIA 1Communicable Disease - ChlamydiaTeresa BakerHCS/457University of PhoenixJune 30, 2014Jeffrey RhoadesChlamydiaA communicable disease is an infectious disease that be transferred from an infected person to another. Communicable disease can spread very easy and quickly, they can even be simple such as a common cold or be very serious and led to death such as HIV/AIDS virus. Spreading awareness and educational information about communicable diseases is the largest way to prevent many of the communicable disease that are active today among the communities.The Disease and Efforts to Control ItChlamydia is a very common sexually transmitted disease
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There are hundreds and thousands of communicable diseases that affect children in life each and every day. Some disease are deadly and some are not. Some of them have been slowed down or controlled by vaccines and modern technology. Although some are being controlled others resist drug treatments. Theses are the types of diseases that become difficult to cure and can kill a child. It is difficult to prevent children from catching the spread of communicable diseases because of how easily some are able to spread, because it is just part of our everyday life and because children are always around objects and things that are highly contagious. For example in daycare or schools, they have toys
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Dictionary as what a person or animal eats, controlled intake of food, or the regular intake of something. As this paper is concerned diet will be considered as what a person regular intakes as food.
A non-communicable disease, or NCD, is a medical condition or disease which is non-infectious. NCDs are diseases of long duration and generally slow progression. They include diabetes, cancer, heart disease, asthma, chronic kidney disease, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease, cataracts, and more. While often referred to as "chronic diseases", NCDs are distinguished by their non-infectious cause unlike chronic diseases for example HIV/AIDS caused by transmissible infections. The similarities lie in that
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Global health issues have no borders. Communicable diseases are responsible for almost half of all deaths in low-income countries (Heyman, 2008). Most deaths occur due to six infectious processes; “diarrheal diseases, acute respiratory infections, malaria and measles among children and AIDS and turberculosis among adults” (Heyman, 2008, p. 19). The low-income populations are most at risk due to poverty and the lack of access to health services. Anti-infective medications and vaccines are available for some but not all diseases or populations. The term global health refers to health issues that affect and impact populations in any part of the world (Nies & McEwen, 2011).
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between natural disasters and communicable diseases are frequently misconstrued. The risk of disease outbreak is high in the chaos that follows natural disasters. However, the risk factors for outbreaks after disasters are associated primarily with population displacement and infrastructural damage. The availability of safe water and sanitation facilities, the degree of crowding, the underlying health status of the population, and the availability of healthcare services all interact within the local disease ecology to increase risk of communicable diseases and death in the affected population.
Different development orgranizations are currently conducting WASH intervention in Bangladesh to
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In today's crowded world, there has been a growing threat of airborne pathogens. These communicable diseases easily spread from one person to another. Many countries have already established systems in which they take action towards preventing the further spreading and isolating of the disease. One country that has not constructed a specific system on how they contain communicable diseases is America. In order to approximate what America's actions would be, people must first view countries similar to America and their approaches on how they contain communicable diseases, such as Toronto and SARS. One disease that people and governments are starting to focus more on is
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average of life expectancy was 79. (Turkey health report, 2004) (Health care system profile of United Arab Emiratis, 2006)
Health system in the UAE provides a national immunization program to prevent groups of diseases. This program initiated in 1975 in the UAE and it is free. The result of the program is more than 90% of children immunized against several diseases. The second prevention program was "Disease prevention program" (Health care system profile of United Arab Emiratis, 2006). Which, aimed to control incidence of communicable diseases. The Third program was Malaria control program, the aim of this program to drop spread of malaria. The program has started in
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Africa. Evaluation and communication for effectiveness of good health system can help practitioners to meet all these problem with generation to generation to bring good outstanding to their therapeutic application and eventually improved health outcome for these population who have no access to health among Africa and Asia (Renata Schiavo, 2007, P 176).
In addition non- communicable diseases have been wrestling with Africa’s population for long decades.Consequently transmissible diseases will remain a bigger health problem particularly in Africa. Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and tuberculosis (TB) are common. Other long-lasting diseases such cancer, Hypertension, diabetes and
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days out of every month. The CDC has reported that 50-70 million adults have some form of sleep disorder. These habits are formed from conflicts between sleep schedules, bad habits, employment, and lifestyles. Negative sleep health practices decrease the physical, mental, and emotional performance of individuals leading to increased risks of communicable and non-communicable diseases and mortality rates caused by disease. It is important to practice good sleep habits. However, with the numerous conditions already present, it is crucial to individual and community health to provide awareness and education about the importance of positive sleep habits.
Sleep deprivation leads to many issues in
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Development Goals (MDGs), issues concerning global health were interconnected to the poverty of developed and developing countries, along with several reasoning links. After addressing the challenges of women’s and children’s health, water and development, communicable and non-communicable diseases, health systems and workforces, recommendations for what should be focused on in the next decade are suggested.
To begin with, one of the biggest challenges of global health is the effort to improve women’s and children’s health. With just five years left to achieve the MDGs, the world has failed to invest enough in the health of women, adolescent girls, newborns, infants, and children. As a
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non-communicable diseases. Non-communicable diseases are not caused by infection and they cannot spread among people such as, heart disease, asthma, diabetes, and cancer. Health care costs for non-communicable diseases is expensive and these diseases continue for a long period of time which shows that health care expenditures will rise due to aging of population.
Increasing prices for medical treatments, consultations, and drugs is another element in increasing health care costs. Increasing prices of health care services and drugs were the main reason for increasing health care expenditures between 2009 and 2010. Poor productivity is another element of increasing health care costs
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individual in the career of nursing. Nursing does not only have dangerous risks but it also has some pros to the career and hospitals ensure this. The risks of nurses mentioned earlier are able to educate individuals that are planning on joining that field. It is able to inform the audience on the hidden risks of becoming a nurse and all elements of preventing the negatives from occurring. Hospitals worldwide are always working effectively on maintaining a safe and healthy environment; not only for the patients but the employees.
"Communicable Diseases: Preventing Nurse-to-Client Transmission." Communicable Diseases: Preventing Nurse-to-Client Transmission. T College of
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birth facilities, which are primarily privately owned creates such scenarios.
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Deaths from infectious disease has decreased tremendously through the use of vaccines for preventable diseases and HIV/AIDS (Victoria, et. al., 2011). Poliomyelitis was eliminated from Brazil in 1989 and the last autochthonous case of measles was in 1999. HIV prevalence in pregnant women is estimated to be 0.4%. (Victoria, et. al., 2011). Congenital syphilis is still a public health problem (Victoria, et. al., 2011).
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a serious concern in Brazil. 72% of all deaths were as a result of NCDs in 2007 (Schmidt, Bartholow, Azevedo de Silva
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that non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, strokes, chronic lung diseases, cancers and diabetes are the leading killers worldwide. Additionally, the report found that roughly 80% of deaths caused by non-communicable diseases share four common risk factors: tobacco use, harmful use of alcohol, physical inactivity, and poor diets. America already has laws and practices in place to limit and to an extent discourage the use of alcohol and tobacco. These restrictions protect the image and health of the public. A poor diet is similar to tobacco and alcohol because all three are common causes of fatal non-communicable diseases; taxes that are similar to those applied to tobacco and
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2003. The phenomenal task of the complete mapping and sequencing of the human genome, involving some 3 billion base pairs, which would provide rational insight into the role of genetics in human health, is the aim of the human genome project. The hope is that it may lead to the identification of novel genes and their functions, leading to increased understanding of genetic disorders.
Health is the integral part of community development because the standards of health are closely linked with economic and social structure of the community. Major health services are done through health centers, universal immunization activities and blood banks. Major activities of Health centers include Environmental sanitation, Prevention and control of communicable diseases, Health education, Medical care centers and collection and cross checking of vital statistics.
Daniel, R.R(1996). Biotechnology. In Bryce (Ed.), Concepts in biotechnology (pp. 240-245). Hyderabad: Orient Longman Pvt. Ltd.
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the US government deems worthy for reducing communicable diseases: it starts here in swift rand decisive response for you, our representatives.
Representatives, mandating the protection of our youngest population warrant you’re attentions and only you can pass formidable, yet constitutional: enactments that mandate vaccinations or restrict the current California vaccination exemption policies. Although parents not legally mandated to vaccinate their children, it is a social responsibility to have your child vaccinated. When discussing vaccinations and the overall economic health of communities and localities; discussing the social values and health implications if children are not
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foods interact with cells, enzymes, hormones, and DNA, playing a role in controlling gene expression and cell changes that lead to chronic disease.”(30) Tarver further asserts that, “Cures for cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity have eluded scientists for decades, but research in nutritional genomics suggests that halting the progression of these diseases may be as simple as a dietary intervention” (24).
And we cannot underestimate how it can also benefit our waistline, the environment, and our wallets, not to mention our conscience. Researchers are also finding out that “poor dietary habits are contributing factors to many non-communicable chronic diseases—in particular
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vaccination or cancer screening. This program proved be low in cost, improved child health, and did not require physicians. (4) Another example is seen in India using non-communicable disease prevention to lower the amount of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity, and cancer issues. Although preventive care is viewed as something that is meant for higher income groups, people who have more access to health care resources, it proved to be successful in low-income areas of India. (4) These countries do not appear to be spending more money on preventive measures, but they are indeed allotting funds towards this system approach and saving immense amounts of money and resources in the process. A way
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countries) and the resources devoted to addressing it (Tomlinson, 2009). At the root of this issue is the stigma associated with mental illness. Public stigma and internalized stigma (negative attitudes held by stigmatized individuals about themselves) associated with having a mental illness negatively affect a person’s attitude and intentions toward seeking mental health services (Conner, 2010). Stigma also affects the way policy makers and donors perceive the need to allocate funds and resources to a cause. If common mental disorders are viewed alongside other communicable and non-communicable diseases, there can be a paradigm shift in the way mental health research is conducted and
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follows afterwards with 5.4%, violence at 4.8%, and road traffic accident at 2.6% (WHO, 2010, health statistics profile 2010). Neuropsychiatric disorders, cardiovascular, and sense organ disease are the top three non-communicable diseases reported in South Africa (WHO, 2010, health statistics profile 2010). Depression has the main occurrence among neuropsychiatric disorders.
Traditional medicine has been used for decades before modern medicine was introduced to South Africa. Traditional medicine is part of the South African culture and is still practiced today. South Africans believe that medical treatment involves restoring harmony within the body and the
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sustainable health system, and integrating primary health care policy with other social, economic and environmental policies Moving on, primary health care focusses largely on the prevention of diseases. For example, according to communicable centre for disease control and prevention there is an epidemic of dengue fever in Fiji. More than 14000 people are affected with dengue fever and the number of cases is increasing every day (The Fiji Times, 2014). The primary health care personnel seek to control this dengue fever from spreading further. The strategies that the health ministry is using to control this dengue fever is by organizing clean-up campaigns at a national level, raising health
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and repeated exposure to strains of communicable diseases helped the European population develop resistance to illnesses such as smallpox and cholera (Snipp 1989). Because North American Indian populations were free of these Old World diseases they possessed no resistance to the most virulent and lethal symptoms once they were introduced. Exposure meant almost certain death for the natives. Depopulation forced a massive reorganization of village settlement patterns (Snipp 1989). Survivors of epidemics often relocated to areas that were more prosperous.
There is evidence of widespread migratory behavior and redistribution of population centers throughout North America during the sixteenth
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than they would expect. Parents have the right to make decisions about every invasive medical procedure, including all vaccines that are injected in their children.HPV is not a disease that is transmitted by sitting next to someone in class. It is not an infectious disease that flies through the air with no boundaries. Diseases such as chicken pox, measles, and mumps are communicable diseases that spread if a schoolmate coughs on other schoolmates or shares a juice box at lunch. The flu virus is a virus that often starts in school. The flu virus vaccination is not a requirement for young children before entering school. "The flu virus spreads through the air when a person who has the virus
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Cancer, AIDS, Ebola "" when mentioned, one can only shiver in fear about what it must be like to be infected with one of these terrible diseases. However, when the disease smallpox is mentioned in today's society, many think nothing of it. Lack of education about smallpox has made some humans unaware of its existence. For others, they could care less about this recently "eradicated" disease. But, for those who lived during major outbreaks of smallpox, it was a very serious issue that everyone knew about and paid much attention to. After all, it was not known as "one of humankind's greatest scourges since time immemorial"(The Triumph over) for no reason at all."The term small pockes (pocke
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Funding of sickle cell diseases because of Race.
“In the United States, it's estimated that sickle cell anemia affects 70,000–100,000 people, mainly African Americans” (NHLBI, NIH, Who is at risk for sickle cell anemia). SCD is a disease that is a serious disorder in which the body can make normal blood cells and sickle shape cells. Sickle shape cells can block the blood flow in your vessels and cause pain or organ damage also put you in risk for infections. SCD has no cure available but there are many treatments out there to deal with the complications of it. From over years treatments did get better from way back in the day doctors have learned. Sickle cell disease has lack of
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position 147 0ut of 177 with a Human Development Index of 0.521.
The country faces various health challenges including a high burden of communicable diseases (such as HIV/AIDS that is responsible for 29.3% of all deaths, malaria and Tuberculosis) and non-communicable diseases (Government of Kenya, 2011). Health services are provided by government, missionaries, Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and private facilities ranging from dispensaries to hospitals. The Kenyan health system is still weak due to inadequate infrastructure, human resources and other health inputs as well as financial and managerial problems. Financing of health care is by government, donors, (NGOs) and the private sector
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risk of dengue transmission compared to 35% if climate change does not occur, and 40% at present.
These projections show us that these outbreaks could become more frequent and sizeable over the coming years. They could also become far more critical in terms of deaths considering the rising number of comorbidities from non communicable diseases and an ageing population. From this perspective we are only to expect the worst is yet to come.
our most crucial tools in fighting outbreaks. These include routine use of insecticides by local councils, and awareness campaigns regarding the breeding sites of aedes mosquitoes. Comparing our efforts with our neighbours show certain countries being
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Euthanasia With Consent From the Affected Individual With an Incurable Disease Euthanasia to many people is considered murder, I, on the other hand, believe that it is a deathly sick person's own decision to continue living life or not. When so many people are enduring prolonged deaths as a consequence of chronic, progressive diseases which contribute to needless suffering, physically, emotionally, and spiritually, it makes life worse for both the dying person and loved ones of that person. If an extremely ill person makes the decision that they want to end their life then they should not be forced to continue dying and suffering. A family has the option to "unplug" a family member
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travelling. Though most people take modern medicine but there are also some people who take traditional medicines too because patients are given the choices by providing both health facilities in every hospitals and BHUs. I think in the next ten years, the mixture of both medicinal treatments will continue because people come to know the side effects of chemicals that are present in the modern drugs. But at the same time the method of Traditional medicine do not refer patients outside than hospitals within the country. On the other hand there are chances that modern medicine may rule the society because the non-communicable diseases such as high blood pressure, Diabetes, Kidney failure
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the Eighteenth century resulted from many infections by micro- organisms. These diseases and infections resulted in a lot of morbidity and mortality. Common diseases to the Eighteenth century were fevers, smallpox, dysentery, pulmonary consumption and the communicable diseases of childhood. By the 1790's the plague had disappeared. The military found many venereal diseases to become present in its members. This was one of the common reasons for outpatient visits by civilians. Death among small children was caused by convulsions and was the result of "acute communicable disease with high fever and body fluid disturbances."5
Hospitals became a permanent feature of the world of medicine, a
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transmitted diseases, like HIV, quickly spread amongst victims trafficked for sex. Seeing that sex trafficking is becoming more popular, global health is becoming an issue. While victims are held with their kidnappers access to health care is minimal, because the sick are seen as worthless and replaceable objects. The dirty and crowded living conditions, where the victims are forced to live, coupled with poor nutrition, pose various health conditions such as scabies, tuberculosis and other communicable diseases. Sexually transmitted infections, human papillomavirus, pelvic inflammatory disease, permanent damage to reproductive organs, and HIV/AIDS are often the result of forced prostitution
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; children who might be too young to receive vaccinations or the elderly who have other health problems that prevent them from being immunized, yet are still susceptible to disease. As a generation, we have benefited from our ancestors who fought against communicable diseases like small pox. Thanks to past generations, children no longer are required to be vaccinated against smallpox. Vaccinations are for the greater good of our nation.
Some people are plagued by the question of why they should risk their child’s health for the sake of public health. Most anti-vaccine people have exhausted the argument that childhood vaccines cause Autism. Famous actress, Jenny McCarthy, has been the face of an
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need to be used for the right purpose only - being educated and entertained for a reasonable (according to age) period of time. We may, then, be safe from or at least reduce the adverse physiological and psychological effects of watching too much TV.How Drugs Can Destroy People's LivesDrug addiction is a serious health issue that affects addicts, their families and society. First of all, drug addiction has severe physical effects on the addict's body. Drug users can experience many physical symptoms including sickness, fevers, sweats and shakes, loss of appetite, and weight loss. They also face the danger of contracting serious diseases such as AIDS, hepatitis, and other communicable diseases
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-looking vagrant. Accusing people of being vampires can be seen as both a way of releasing societal tension, or harmful in the way that they brought suspicion on those who were socially marginalized. This essay is going to delve into both point of views in order to get a more holistic one.Europeans in the 18th century had to account for deaths due to contagion because there were no theories of communicable diseases. Plagues and other contagious diseases were not understood because people didn't comprehend that illness and death were related to microbes and other bacteria. There was no way to comprehend that death can take people quickly so vampires gave them a rational explanation to cope with
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Funding of sickle cell diseases because of Race.
“In the United States, it's estimated that sickle cell anemia affects 70,000–100,000 people, mainly African Americans” (NHLBI, NIH, Who is at risk for sickle cell anemia). SCD is a disease that is a serious disorder in which the body can make normal blood cells and sickle shape cells. Sickle shape cells can block the blood flow in your vessels and cause pain or organ damage also put you in risk for infections. SCD has no cure available but there are many treatments out there to deal with the complications of it. From over years treatments did get better from way back in the day doctors have learned
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Ontario in 1987 and Vancouver in 1989, and a total of 28 NEPs were operational by February 1993. Today, there are more than 100 NEPs functioning around Canada, most of which earn federal and provincial funding. Needle exchange programs aim to provide injection and encourage the utilization of sterile needle syringes and other paraphernalia among injecting drug users. (Web)
Proponents of needle exchange programs claim that needle exchange programs will help to reduce the spread of communicable diseases. In Vancouver, the numbers of IDUs, who are contaminated of HIV, are approximately 6,000 to 10,000 in the Downtown Eastside. (Osborn, 36) Proponents of NEPs believe that needle
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James Parkinson first discovered Parkinson's Disease in 1817. Parkinson's Disease is a common neurologic disorder for the elderly. It is a disorder of the brain characterized by shaking and difficulty with walking, movement, and coordination. This disease is associated with damage to a part of the brain that controls muscle movement. Parkinson's Disease is a chronic illness that is still being extensively studied.
Parkinson's Disease has caused problems for many people in this world and plagued the elderly all over the world.Parkinson's disease still puzzles doctors and the causes are unknown. It is known that it is a non-communicable disease and may even be hereditary. Parkinson's
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illness, etc. have become more prevalent in the wake of decreases in contagious diseases (McKenzie & Pinger, 2012). While some aspects have been present (i.e. violence, cancer, etc.) for some time, the limited resources of public health programs once geared towards communicable disease are now able to address them as prior disease are controlled through technology. In addition to a resource shift, there has been a larger swath of lifestyle diseases tied to environmental issues such as air quality, water quality, and exposure to various pathogens/carcinogens (Moeller, 2011).
Medical as well as public health resources become scarcer and more limited as the population grows and ages. This means
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medical checkups for STDs. Now let us contrast this current situation with a legal alternative that requires frequent and stringent testing of prostitutes for STDs. Such a system already exists in the United States. According to the laws established by the Nevada Administration Code (NAC), an individual is allowed to engage in prostitution after being cleared medically. In order to accomplish this, they must give a blood sample once a month to test for both human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) and syphilis. In addition, a cervical specimen must be provided once a week to test for gonorrhea and Chlamydia trachomatis (CHAPTER 441A - COMMUNICABLE DISEASES). This constant testing is
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In Africa, death by communicable disease is one of the most common ways to die. Last year alone nearly 627, 000 people died from malaria, and over a million more from HIV/AIDS. These are diseases that can be prevented, however they still claim millions of lives every year. Why is this? One reason is because of widespread drought and famine in Africa. It’s proximity to the equator makes it a hot, dry place where water can be scarce. Where water is available, it can contain waterborne diseases like Cholera and Dysentery. Famine is another cause of disease. Without food, a body’s immune system can take a major blow, making people prone to catching disease. If these famines are detected and
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, including Lyme disease, which, in extreme cases, may cause kidney, heart, and/or nervous system disorders. There is no vaccine against Lyme disease, so it is important to keep your kitty tick-free. Other serious tick borne diseases include Haemobartonellosis, which attacks red blood cells and causes acute anemia, requiring aggressive treatment, and Cytauxzoonosis, which causes anemia, fever, jaundice, and, as treatment is difficult, often results in death(Tick-Borne Diseases and Your Cat).
Ticks are not the only health danger to your outdoor cat. While topical and oral preventions may help prevent ticks from latching on and infecting your animal, other cats may carry communicable diseases
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two diseases since it is not easily communicable and is a chronic disease. While these pandemics differ in many ways, there are many similarities that still can be noted through their comparison to help the world other pandemics of similar proportions.
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The beginning for Health for all 2000 program was in 1978 in conferens in Alma Ata where World Health Organisation (WHO) and its memberstates made their commitments for health for all. First health promotion conferense was kept in 1986 in Ottawa and The Ottawa Charter for Health promotion declaration has been a source of inspiration and guidance. (Vertio 2003, s.178) Finland was one of the first countries to make its own Health for all program 1986.
Member States have reached consensus about the topics which are on focus in member countries. Those are: communicable diseases, noncommunicable diseases, promoting health through the life course, health systems and preparedness
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particularly concerned with the presence of avian influenza within the UK. So much so, that all vulnerable patients (pregnant women, children and the elderly) were sent letters to actively invite them for a vaccination against this strain, within months of the first reported case. It was reassuring to many of the population to experience the effective and proactive measures being taken with regards to communicable diseases. The epidemiology of this case led the investigators to the source and all necessary precautions were taken swiftly and effectively.
Further, positive impact came about with the development of vaccines. In the 1800’s, Edward Jenner was developing vaccines for communicable
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diseases, such as streptococcal toxic-shock syndrome can occur.
When serious disease develops, the sore throat is usually not present.
Treatment includes the surgical removal of infected tissue or
amputation if necessary. Also, if one is lucky, giving drugs like
penicillin, will work. There are no vaccines available to prevent group A
Health Canada and other researchers are working to develop new
strategies and treatments to combat disease outbreaks when they occur.
Some scientists believe that the bacteria makes proteins that causes
the body's immune system to destroy both the bacteria and the body, in
addition to proteins that destroy tissue directly.
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Center for Disease Control, Health Protection Branch, Health Canada,
2. Public Health Region, Rosetown , Saskatchewan, "Flesh-eating
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, communicable diseases, pregnancy and childbirth, and general growth and development. It is vital for the nurse to understand all aspects of human growth and development, such as nutrition and pregnancy complications in order to be prepared for any situation.
This category deals with caring for the psychological, social and emotional health of the client. Examples of areas under this category that nurses ought to pay attention to include stress management, support systems and therapeutic communication.
This category deals with the physical well being of the client through care. The category is made up of four subcategories, which include
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about his or her individual wellbeing than prospective insurance companies and health care managers or providers. Consumers (patients) have a history of non-communicable maladies e.g. diabetes, hypertension, congenital heart disease, smoker, alcoholism and the like to cover-up health complications in an effort to obtain lower insurance premium to keep insurance organization from charging higher insurance premium.
If insurance companies had accessibility of every individual’s health information the company would charge for high premiums because of complicated congenital health issues of consumers (patients). Millions of individual’s die annually from non-communicable diseases, e.g
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and its frontrunners over the last 10 years have evidently reﬂected the primary effort; being organized entirely for educational and scientific purposes, as well as precisely working to create healthier camp communities by supporting the training of camp nursing. In fact I read that the nurses educate that facility and the camp goers about communicable diseases as well as wild life illness that have a potential to spread to humans, for example, limes diseases transmitted by ticks and the west Nile virus. They will educate prevalent times, how to avoid and recognize early symptoms.
Also to mention, there is an award for outstanding camp nurses, the Jeanne Otto Honor was designated
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living within 5km of a facility (except in the North-East).In 2005, total health expenditure in Sri Lanka was 1.85% of GDP. Of this, roughly half is provided by taxes, while half is provided by out-of-pocket spending by patients.Foreign assistance amounted to 4% of the government health expenditure in 1998.A survey in 2000 (source: Census 2001) showed that 29.4% of under five-year-olds were underweight, 14% were wasted and 13.5% stunted.Epidemiologically, communicable diseases such as dengue and malaria still cause a significant burden of disease, but non-communicable diseases (diabetes, cardiovascular disease) are increasing with the ageing population.Almost 400,000 Sri Lankans experience