Introduction to Global Health


Understanding Demographic and Epidemiologic Transitions

To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use outside sources. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.

answer the following questions:

What are the main factors that determine health in relation to global health?
If you could only pick one indicator to describe the health status of a poor country, which indicator would you use and why?
As countries develop economically, what are the most important changes that occur in their burden of disease? Why do they occur?
How would the population pyramid of Italy differ from that of Nigeria and why?

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