Read the following issue brief on health and globalization:https://my.uopeople.edu/pluginfile.php/646973/mod_book/chapter/221904/glob101healthandglob.pdf
Here is a summary of the brief:Infectious diseases affected by globalization:
The global public health system: International public health officials believe we need improvements in:
Genetically Modified Organisms – very controversial practice
In this week’s readings, you read about global diseases, including:
As of the year 2017, the UN estimates that the global human population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050 (more on these statistics here: https://www.un.org/development/desa/en/news/population/world-population-prospects-2017.html). After reading what you have this week about global diseases, tell the class what you feel will happen in terms of emergence and the spread of these global diseases. What can be done to prevent global diseases like these? If the spread of them is inevitable, how can they safely be contained?
GMO Crops on the African Continent
After reading through the following article:
Deressa, T., Pugliese, J., Kimenyi, M.S. (2014). Genetically Engineered Crops: Key to Climate Adaptation and Food Security in Africa. Brookings Institute. Retrieved from: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2014/09/04/genetically-engineered-crops-key-to-climate-adaptation-and-food-security-in-africa/
Choose a side, either for or against GMO in Africa.
Remember to choose only one position, either for or against.
Please make sure your assignment is double-spaced using Times New Roman, 12-point font, and 1” margins. Be sure to cite any references in APA Format.
Each paper will be assessed on the following:
Mobile devices, such as tablets, smartphones, and cell phones have taken on new responsibilities in our life, and are used more often in our day-to-day lives.
Read this short report How Mobile Devices are Transforming Healthcare (https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/22-mobile-health-west.pdf, and consider the following questions:
The journal entry should be about a page in length. If applicable, be sure to cite any resources you use to support your learning journal.
West, D. (2012). How Mobile Devices are Transforming Healthcare. Issues in Technology Innovation, 18. Brookings Institute. Retrieved from: https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/22-mobile-health-west.pdf