IB outcomes:

  • Explain the global distribution of diseases of affluence.
  • Explain the global distribution of diseases of poverty.

Vocabulary review:

  • Hale: Health Adjusted Life Expectancy: Number of years in full health that a newborn can expect ct to live (minus disease and injury)
  • Incidence (epidemiology): number of confirmed cases annually
  • Prevalence: number of cases per 10 000 pop

Exercise:

1. Complete this google doc

2. Rank all of these diseases on the epidemiological transition model from 1>5 on the first table the doc in #1

3. Can you classify diseases in terms of socio-economic prevalence?

If time, read Codrington p. 443 to 459