Social, Political & Environmental Issues in International Healthcare Essay Sample

Social, Political & Environmental Issues in International Healthcare

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Social, Political & Environmental Issues in International Healthcare Essay Sample

Health and Social Care, HCR4001

Learning Outcomes;

 

  • Describe the historical and philosophical ideas and debates around concepts of health
  • Demonstrate an understanding of national health and health issues in their international, economic, environmental and political contexts
  • Assess the significance and influence of different dimensions of health in relation to individual and population health
  • Discuss problems and solutions in health issues in a global context

Essay Guide

Task A:

Describe some of the issues and debates surrounding definitions and dimensions of health in relation to Sepsis, which can cause significant morbidity

Task B:

“The global epidemiological burden of Sepsis is difficult to ascertain. It is estimated to affect more than 30 million people worldwide every year, potentially leading to 6 million deaths”

Who.int. (2019). Sepsis. [online] Available at: https://www.who.int/news-room/factsheets/detail/sepsis [Accessed 25 Oct. 2019].

Produce a 1500-word essay to consider approaches/frameworks to health and sustainable development goals (SDG’s) in relation to older people.

You must structure your essay to address the following 3 questions:

i. Discuss how international, economic, environmental and political issues may impact on the prevalence & management of Sepsis (500 words)

ii. Assess the prevalence of Sepsis in one developing country and compare with the prevalence of Sepsis in the UK. (500 words)

iii. It is suggested that there is a need for “Universal prevention, diagnosis & management of Sepsis” (WHO, 2019). Discuss the strengths/limitations of this and how it would link with current Sustainable Development Goals.