Disease prevention and health promotion -better use of existing preventive measures. CAUSES OF DEATH. World Health Report 2001 has indicated that non-communicable diseases accounted for nearly 60% of deaths and 46% of the global burden of diseases.
Disease prevention and health promotion-better use of existing preventive measures
World Health Report 2001 has indicated that non-communicable diseases accounted for nearly 60% of deaths and 46% of the global burden of diseases.
75% of the total deaths due to NCDs occur indeveloping countries.
emergence of a novel influenza virus.
Disease prevention and health promotion- better use of existing preventive measures reduces the global health burden of disease by 70% (WHR 08)
Trained nurse and midwife can deliver approximately 80% of the health care and up to 90% of the pediatric care currently provided by primary care physician at equal or better quality and lower costs.
Nurses lead the way…….that nursing could serve as a powerhouse of leadership in making PHC a reality.
Health is not a commodity that is given,
it must be generated from within
Health action should not be imposed from
outside, foreign to the people,
It must be a response of the community
to problems they perceive, supported by,
an adequate infrastructure.
As on march 2007,the overall shortfall in the post of HW(F)/ANM was 12.6% of the total requirement.
In case of HW (M) there was a short fall of 55.4%of the requirement.
Surveys in about 30 developing countries indicate that only 35 % of selected medicines were available in
the public sector and 63 % were available in the private sectors
The average annual growth rate was 1.3% for 1997–2007 compared with 1.6% for 1987–1997.
Result: High satisfaction level from clients improved health status & decreased risk behaviour.
Care of the elderly provider by nurses
Health assessment, activity of daily living higher, average bed days lower, running costs for care –lower &life expectancy increased by 30%.