Civilization & Peptic Ulcer. Indiana Pacesetters. Also Known As: A Rooster, Three Hens & A Chick. Outline . What is a peptic ulcer? What are the characteristic symptoms of an ulcer in the stomach or duodenum (peptic ulcer)? What are the causes of ulcer in the stomach?
Civilization & Peptic Ulcer
Also Known As:
A Rooster, Three Hens & A Chick
A peptic ulcer is a circumscribed erosion in or loss of the mucous membrane lining of the gastro-intestinal tract. Pepticulcers are chronic but may have acute exacerbations.
Dr. Foghorn Leghorn
SYPHILIS OUTBREAK IN BRAHMA COUNTY
Brahma County during 1999
represented a 160%increase
over cases reported in 1998.
Local, state, and federal officials had to decide what actions to take
At the time, there was no official CDC criteria to eliminate syphilis .
Created delays in partner notification,
education, and risk reduction of syphilis
cases by DIS
Syphilis Cases in Brahma County, 1999
87% of Syphilis Cases
Number of Cases Reported
An assessment of the MSDH syphilis program by CDC in 1999 was satisfactory, but CDC indicated it could be improved. Among the items suggested by CDC were to:
Member organizations reached out to the
community, identifying risks for contracting
syphilis, and attempting to remediate the
problems that were occurring in this
Billboards, bus placard,brochures,posters,community forums
and radio ads.
Contributory factors leading to a decline