Global Health
Global Health

Health- the World Health Organization defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

Health disparities- health conditions that are more serious or common in socioeconomically disadvantaged (i.e., low education level, live in poverty) and medically underserved, rural, and urban communities.

Cultural competency – the ability to interact effectively and appropriately with people of different cultures.