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Flashcards in Public Health Systems Deck (13):
1

where do NGO - nongovernmental organizations acquire resources from to help others

private sources

2

what is a philanthropic organization

uses endowed/private fund-raising to address needs of individuals, families and populations

3

public health improves the health of communities over individuals, T or F

true - goals are to reduce disease through prevention and improve health in the community both nat'l and internationally

4

the structure of public healthcare in the US

US Dept of health and human svcs
State/local health dept.

5

funding for healthcare in the US primary comes from

privately owned insurance companies

6

US is not at the forefront of efficient and effective ways to care for all, decreasing health disparities and giving access to care equally. T or F

True - despite the economic strength of the US

7

who spends the most of healthcare than any other industrialized country

US

8

the US and Healthcare give strongest support to

Individuals over community
Cure over prevention

9

International Council of Nurses has how many nat'l nurses associations

130 - representing 16 million nurses

10

bilateral agencies and organizations conduct their services within

one specific country

11

branch of the US gov't responsible for health and welfare of its citizens

dept of health and human services

12

what is the WHO - World Health Organization

international center that collects data, advances initiatives and offers support related to public health

13

what is the world bank

international organization that uses funds from developed countries to help initiatives of developing countries