Public health & Globalisation. Dr. Babar T Shaikh The Aga Khan University Karachi, Pakistan. Public health & Globalisation. Enabling Objectives To understand what is public health To learn about basic components of public health To learn about global opportunities available.
Dr. Babar T Shaikh
The Aga Khan University
By the end of this presentation, we will learn to:
Definition:the organized local and global efforts to prevent death, disease and injury, and promote the health of populations.
Goals:Improve population health;
Reduce health inequalities.
The intensification of global flows
of capital, goods, ideas and people across borders and the institutions and rules established to regulate these flows.
Public health in globalising world
Global risks for health
Global opportunities for health
Public health crisis in developing countries
Globalisation, trade and healthA policy, research and training programme
WTO Agreements and public health
Globalisation and health: policy measures