2. Disease & Health

Disease and Health Overview

In this unit you will learn about:

Assignment 1

Vocabulary

Native English Speakers: For each word on the list, find and type the English definition.

English Learners: For each word on the list, find and type both the English definition and the translation into your native language.

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Assignment 2

Is Healthcare a Human Right?

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Assignment 3

Human Development

What is Human Development?

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Assignment 4

Healthcare Access and Funding

The economics of healthcare

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Assignment 5

Vaccines

Instances of infectious diseases are on the rise - and vaccination rates are dropping. Many parents are refusing to vaccinate their children for fear of causing the onset of autism or other developmental diseases. But, are these parents' fears based on valid science?

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Further Reading

The state of the anti-vaccine movement in the United States