Geo Journal 2013 (1)

May 28, 2018 | Author: Pallavi Ayyala | Category: Prevalence, Hiv/Aids, Public Health, Infection, Health Care


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NAME: _______________________________GEO-JOURNAL I. Demographics GEOGRAPHICAL Refer to www.cia.gov World Fact Book: 1. Country Name: ____________________ 2. Continent on which country resides: ___________________ 3. Print out a map of your country and include below. 4. Country Description (tropical, dry, landlocked, mountainous): _____________ 5. Weather (rainy & dry seasons): ____________________________ POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS Refer to International Data Base website: http://www.census.gov/population/international/data/idb/informationGateway.php 1. Select your country name from the drop down menu and choose three dates, ideally 25 years apart to represent past, present and future (i.e. 1985, 2010, 2035). 2. Print out the Demographic Indicator page and include below. 3. Select the Population Pyramid tab, print out the three population pyramids for the years chosen and include below. 1 urban): _____________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Migration: _______________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Refugees (Refer to www. natural disasters): __________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ 2 .TRENDS: Urbanization (populations in rural areas vs.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/home): Are there refugees leaving the country? __________________________________________ Is this country a host for refugees from other countries? ____________________________ Are there Internally Displaced people? __________________________________________ ECONOMIC: Unit of country:______________________________________________________________ Exchange rate: ______________________________________________________________ Per capita income: ______________________________________________________________ Women's status: ______________________________________________________________ POLITICAL: What kind of system? ______________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ How does country policy affect health care delivery? _____________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Brief country history: ______________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ Major Events of last 100 years (war.unhcr. CULTURAL: Predominant culture and language: __________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Ethnic group(s)/language(s): ________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Religious beliefs: ______________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Women's roles and status: ________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ Relatively unique to this country ______________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ EDUCATION: Adult literacy by gender or girl children: _____________________________________________ 3 . Health Status PHARMACEUTICALS: In-country manufacture and/or source of Imported Drugs?: Major forms of traditional medicine.II. home remedies: _______________________________ _____________________________________ NUTRITION: Principle food crops: ______________________________________________________________ Major staples: ____________________________________________________________________ Vitamin A deficiency: ______________________________________________________________ Iodine deficiency: ______________________________________________________________ Breastfeeding practices: ________________________________________________________ Weaning practices/foods: ________________________________________________________ Is there food security: ________________________________________________________ 4 . HIV – AIDS (Refer to www.WHO.org) Year: ? People living with HIV New HIV infections AIDS related deaths Adult HIV prevalence (%) Diseases relatively unique to this country: ___________________________________________ Is there evidence of epidemiologic transition? Explain.WHO. CHRONIC DISEASES (Refer to www.UNAIDS.int) List the prevalence and incidence of the top three (3) infectious diseases in terms of both morbidity AND mortality for under 5 years age population AND adult population.int) List the prevalence and incidence of the top three (3) chronic diseases in terms of both morbidity AND mortality for under 5 years age population AND adult population. ____________________________________ 5 .INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Refer to www. Health Care Resources HEALTH SERVICES: Type(s) of health care systems (describe): ___________________________________________ How is health funded (who pays? how?): ___________________________________________ Per capita budget for health care: Who receives care? Where? __________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ Geographic distribution (rural vs.III. urban): ___________________________________________ HEALTH WORKERS: Types: Professional: ________________________________________________________ Paraprofessional: __________________________________________________ Community Health Worker: Traditional Healer: How trained: ___________________________________________ __________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ How utilized: ____________________________________________________________________ Physician/population ratio: ________________________________________________________ Other health professionals/population ratio: ___________________________________________ 6 . IV.php List your references in APA format.2013 7 . FCM 896A Copyright 1998. PT.net/index2. MPH International Health Course. Modified 10/3/13 Used with permission by: Tracy Carroll. References Refer to http://citationmachine.
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