Variations in health
- Describe the variations in health as reflected by changes in life expectancy at national and global scales since 1950.
- Explain the patterns and trends in terms of differences in income and lifestyle.
- Evaluate life expectancy, infant mortality rate (IMR) and child mortality, HALE (health-adjusted life expectancy), calorie intake, access to safe water and access to health services as indicators of health.
Prevention relative to treatment
- Discuss the geographic factors that determine the relative emphasis placed by policy-makers, in one country or region, on prevention as opposed to treatment of disease.