Major Public Health Issues in the U.S. and Developing Nations-NURS 4015.DOCX

Major Public Health Issues in the U.S. and Developing Nations-NURS 4015

NURS 4015 Section 04, Public and Global Health

 

Public and Global Health

March 02, 2016

Major Public Health Issues in the U.S. and Developing Nations

The health of any population relies on the functioning of its healthcare system.Services aimed at controlling preventable diseases and treatment of chronic illnesses will increase quality of life and extend life expectancy.  Global health indicators measure disease and death in relation to availability of resources.  These indicators are shaped by race, economics, education, and access to health care services(Stanhope & Lancaster, 2016, Chapter 46).  The purpose of this paper is to compare the rates of HIV in the United States to that of the similarly developed country of Japan, and the developing country of South Africa, while summarizing what the U.S. can learn from Japan in relation to decreasing
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