Principles and Components of Primary Health Care Essay

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    faced by the modern health professionals in understanding the complexities of providing culturally competent Aboriginal health, physiotherapy and rehabilitation care within the Australian primary health care system. Non-Indigenous health care professionals cannot truly understand the true complexity of the past impacts of colonialism, the political process and the community’s prejudice effects on the Indigenous health status. This report intends to inspire health care professionals to understand the development of cultural competency standards by health industry bodies and actively engage in cross-cultural interactions to develop a higher level of skills in their community and practice. This report provides…

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    Iraq Oral Health

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    limited publication had contributed widely to the obscured view of dental health in Iraq. The counting displacement issue within the country has played an important part in the difficulties of reporting the Iraqi’s dental health. Most of the available publication of child dental health limited to the 12 year-olds children in Bagdad province, while other age categories have reported in few occasion 41-43. All of which created the uncompleted picture of Iraq child dental health. There is only one…

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    For decades, a solution has been searched for to solve the problems of health care in the United States. The most major issue being the constant imbalance of cost, access, and quality. Many countries around the world have been utilizing the system of socialized health care for years, including Canada, Germany, and the United Kingdom. These three international health systems will be analyzed in terms of organization, finances, outcomes in relation to cost, access, and quality, as well as the…

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    Preconception Care Essay

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    This health policy attempts to reduce the number of adverse birth outcomes caused by a dearth of preconception care. The evidence-based interventions suggested in the policy are primarily focused on education and testing. Attainable education-based interventions include a focus on nutrition related to folic acid and iron intake, avoidance of environmental hazards such as pesticides, lead, and methyl mercury in fish, and family planning initiatives including birth spacing and contraceptive…

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    Nurses In Federal Prisons

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    Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) (Canadian Nurses Association, 2010). Most of these nurses were the primary health care providers for the majority of the 23,062 inmates incarcerated in one of the 53 federal penitentiaries in Canada, representing 0.081 percent of the Canadian population (Reitano, 2016). The most prevalent health issue in Canadian federal prisons is drug and alcohol abuse. Reitano (2016) reported that almost 70 percent of federal inmates are diagnosed with a substance abuse…

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    Primary Healthcare and Global Health is an interesting subject. During the lecture, I found that this subject helps expand my understanding of the principle of Primary Health Care (PHC) as well as its implementation in global health settings. I also obtained in-depth learning through a focused group work and discussion. In a small group, we discussed and shared knowledge as well as experience on a chosen topic. We explored a topic about the importance of community health workers (CHWs) as a…

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    When considering global health, we cannot overlook the issue of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). While mainly effecting populations in poverty, the diseases infect over a billion people globally in around 150 tropical and subtropical countries (WHO). As a result of prevalent health issues in more developed nations, NTDs are often overlooked and downgraded in the overall health importance scale. Neglected tropical diseases are often neglected due to their lack of relevance and breadth of…

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    The health care in any country has been recognized as the primary engine of growth and development. As defined by the World Health Organization (WHO), health care can conceptualized a state of complete physical, mental and social well being (Johnson & Stoskopf, 2010, p.3). These days, in many developing as well as developed countries health care has became a very integral part in which medical information is progressively accumulated. But despite the contributions of the health care services…

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    Nurses are an essential part of the healthcare team. For years their roles have seem to go unnoticed to some and their impact on health insignificant. Despite the challenges through research and education, they continue to make their mark in society. The report composed by the institute of medicine addressed the need for nurses to be prepared and become more actively involved in the healthcare system for the future. It addressed a few integral areas that need to be adjusted in order to make the…

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    Health Policy Framework

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    Health policy can be defined as the "decisions, plans, and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific healthcare goals within a society (Heiman, Smith, McKool, Mitchell & Roth Bayer, 2016). It provides the context in and framework in which health care and public health systems operate. Most of the design and operation of the nation’s health care system is intertwined with the national economic and political environment (Williams & Torrens, 2008). An explicit health policy can achieve…

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