Category Archives: Healthcare

Compare Public Health Surveillance System in Canada and India

Public health surveillance systems are a vital part of each country’s national health system. In this essay, the public health surveillance systems of two countries, Canada and India, shall be compared and contrasted. Canada is an industrialized country with a closely regulated health system, while India, a vast and densely populated country with a diverse […]

Process analysis: How to relax

Relaxation is an important health practice that helps to unwind after a hectic day or a physical and mentally demanding activity.  Regular relaxation exercises help to alleviate stress and anxiety.  Just like the benefits of physical exercise come gradually, the benefits of relaxations are also incremental and come gradually. All one needs is a reasonable […]

Lessons learnt on ethical decision making from the ethical self-assessment

The ethical assessment test is a closed kind of questionnaire that has healthcare ethics related questions. The assessment enables one to gauge their level of compliance to the set ethical standards. Affiliates of the American College of healthcare executives have a set of ethics of which they are expected to strictly adhere to (Steve, 2011, […]

Problems in UAE Hospitals and Solutions

Shortage of Staff As more doctor’s facilities and master centers open, more noteworthy quantities of administrators need to source from the nearby market as opposed to contracting from abroad. Healing center administrators going to a late speculation summit in Dubai grumbled about the increasing expense of enrolling specialists and health awareness staff and required a […]

Case Study Analysis of Curtin, L 2005 “Patient wishes and futile interventions”

Healthcare professionals are constantly confronted with situations in which they have to make decisions with legal and ethical ramifications. They are constantly confronted various options to choose from, leading to dilemma (de Casterle et al, 2008, p. 540). The choices made by a health professional may lead to conflict with the decisions of others in […]

Giving Honest Opinion about Dietary Supplements

In the article titled, confidence in the efficacy and safety of dietary supplements among United States active duty army personnel, Lieberman and Carvey (2012) observe that dietary supplements are used by the U.S. army soldiers to enhance their muscle strength and energy. According to a study that was conducted by Monroe (2012), dietary supplements such […]

Global Issues and Health Trends in Health Care: Disease Burden Assessment

The critical element required in the assessment of disease is a measurement tool. According to Hyder (2000), measuring elements include; measures of mortality, demographic measures, disability, disease burden, projections and measures of morbidity. Choosing various levels of analysis, such as age, sex, with probable cause in a specific subpopulation has to be considered (World Health […]

Glaxo Smith Kline, Bristol-Myers Squbb, and AIDS in Africa case Case summary

The Glaxo Smith Kline, Bristol-Myers Squbb, and AIDS in Africa case present ethical scenarios of enormous ethical implications. The case mainly touches on issues of AIDS patients’ medication, patents and intellectual property rights and economic fairness.  The companies discussed in this case, Glaxo Smith Kline and Bristol-Myers Squibb, are renowned manufacturers of different drugs and […]

Global Issues in Health Care

Global issues in health care have recently become a major challenge facing the health sector. Global issues include increased mortality and morbidity due to the rising disease burden of infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and poverty among others. Assessment of disease burden by use of the various summary measures used in health data management is […]

Genital Herpes (Hsv2) In Women

One of the objectives outlined in Healthy People 2020 is the prevention of transmission of sexually transmitted infections among which are the female genital herpes. Genital herpes infection is one and STD, which can be classified into two main types: HSV-1 and HSV-2. This paper, however, will focus on the second type of HSV (HSV-2) […]