Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, students should be able to do the following:

4.1 Understand the importance of investing in people’s health as a matter of human rights and the common global good

4.2 Determine ways in which current health care systems neglect or diminish the life chances of many people globally

4.3 Recognize the factors of contemporary life that increase risk of communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases

4.4 Assess potential strategies for improving global health and diminishing the long-term global risks

4.5 Explain forms of child labor and its cost to children, their society, and the world