GCU HLT515 week 2 Interactive Media Assessment 2019

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Access the interactive media piece, “Social,
Behavioral, and Cultural Factors in Public Health: Increasing Cultural
Competency.”

Navigate and review the information in the interactive media
piece and complete the assessment at the end. The assessment is based on the
information presented in the media piece (although you may also apply what you
have learned from other course readings to complete the assessment).

After completing the assessment, save the document as an
Acrobat PDF file and submit the assignment to the instructor.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.
Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

Name:
Page 1 of 6

Course:

Date:

Course Title: Social, Behavioral, and Cultural Factors in
Public Health

Public Health Assessment

Bolivia

1. How is
the Guarani culture contributing to the spread of Chagas disease?

2. As a
public health professional, what key steps would need to be taken to address
barriers for preventing Chagas disease while still preserving important
practices of their culture?

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Page 2 of 6

3. What
challenges could a public health professional confront when working on public
health projects with indigenous populations like the Guarani?

China

1. What are
some key components of TCM that are different than westernized medicine?

2. Why
would it be difficult to collect scientific evidence to show the effectiveness
of

TCM?

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Page 3 of 6

3. How may
traditional Chinese views of the body and illness clash with modern medicine?

India

1. How are
the three primary forces, also known as the doshas, connected to health and
illness?

2. What are
some similarities between Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine?

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Page 4 of 6

3. How
would Ayurveda shape the way Indian’s think about their body in health and
illness?

Mozambique

1. How are
traditional African perceptions regarding health and illness affecting the
spread of HIV/AIDS in Mozambique?

2. When
developing HIV/AIDS programming in Africa, why should the community always be
involved? Should traditional healers also play a role?

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Page 5 of 6

3. When
should public health professionals try to change traditional African cultures
and beliefs and when should they not?

Nicaragua

1. What
characteristics surrounding the Grisi Siknis illness make it a culture bound
syndrome?

2. As a
public health professional, how would you address the prevention of this
illness?

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Page 6 of 6

3. What
perceptions regarding health and illness are leading the Miskito Indians to be
affected by Grisi Siknis?

Access the interactive media piece, “Social,
Behavioral, and Cultural Factors in Public Health: Increasing Cultural
Competency.”

Navigate and review the information in the interactive media
piece and complete the assessment at the end. The assessment is based on the
information presented in the media piece (although you may also apply what you
have learned from other course readings to complete the assessment).

After completing the assessment, save the document as an
Acrobat PDF file and submit the assignment to the instructor.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.
Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.

Name:
Page 1 of 6

Course:

Date:

Course Title: Social, Behavioral, and Cultural Factors in
Public Health

Public Health Assessment

Bolivia

1. How is
the Guarani culture contributing to the spread of Chagas disease?

2. As a
public health professional, what key steps would need to be taken to address
barriers for preventing Chagas disease while still preserving important
practices of their culture?

Grand Canyon University © 2019 – All Rights Reserved.

Page 2 of 6

3. What
challenges could a public health professional confront when working on public
health projects with indigenous populations like the Guarani?

China

1. What are
some key components of TCM that are different than westernized medicine?

2. Why
would it be difficult to collect scientific evidence to show the effectiveness
of

TCM?

Grand Canyon University © 2019 – All Rights Reserved.

Page 3 of 6

3. How may
traditional Chinese views of the body and illness clash with modern medicine?

India

1. How are
the three primary forces, also known as the doshas, connected to health and
illness?

2. What are
some similarities between Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Grand Canyon University © 2019 – All Rights Reserved.

Page 4 of 6

3. How
would Ayurveda shape the way Indian’s think about their body in health and
illness?

Mozambique

1. How are
traditional African perceptions regarding health and illness affecting the
spread of HIV/AIDS in Mozambique?

2. When
developing HIV/AIDS programming in Africa, why should the community always be
involved? Should traditional healers also play a role?

Grand Canyon University © 2019 – All Rights Reserved.

Page 5 of 6

3. When
should public health professionals try to change traditional African cultures
and beliefs and when should they not?

Nicaragua

1. What
characteristics surrounding the Grisi Siknis illness make it a culture bound
syndrome?

2. As a
public health professional, how would you address the prevention of this
illness?

Grand Canyon University © 2019 – All Rights Reserved.

Page 6 of 6

3. What
perceptions regarding health and illness are leading the Miskito Indians to be
affected by Grisi Siknis?