HEALTH & DISEASES (Gateway 1) how and why does health differ btw DCs…
HEALTH & DISEASES (Gateway 1) how and why does health differ btw DCs & LDCs?
Investment in Healthcare & Accessibility
Poverty & Affluence
Access to Safe Drinking Water
the amt. & type of food & drink that ppl consume
malnutrition is a condition in which the body does not get the sufficient amt. of nutrients it needs to maintain healthy tissues & organ functions
Obesity is a medical condition in which there is excessive fat accumulation in the body it impairs one's health
Which diseases cause more deaths
health is a state of complete physical, mental & social well-being
no. of infants that die before reaching 1 y/o per 1000 live births in a year (death/birth x 1000)
lower in DCs, as of 2015, SG has the lowest IMR in the world @ 1.77 (low is <14 like Thailand while high is >17 like Afghanistan)
lower due to good standards of living, as young children are v. vulnerable to environmental conditions
average no. of years from time of birth that a person can expect to live
related to levels of dev.
high life expectancy >80 like Japan, SG, 70-79 USA. Low would be <50 like Afghanistan