nurs 4015 wk3 discussion


To prepare for this Discussion, review the readings for this week. In particular, review Case 17: “Eliminating Measles in Southern Africa” in the textbook, Case Studies in Global Health: Millions Saved. With these thoughts in mind, respond to the following: (250-350 words)




  • What measles immunization priorities should be considered in conflict and humanitarian emergency situations and how does this differ from normal situations?


  • When responding to a threat such as the measles outbreak, what do you see is the primary role, or roles, of the BSN nurse in interagency coordination and collaboration?.

    References :

    Course Text: Course Text: Holtz, Carol. (2013). Global health care: Issues and policies (2nd edition). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.


    Chapter 7, “Infectious Diseases from a Global Perspective”


                                                             Chapter 15, “Global Perspectives on Mental Health”


    : Case Studies in Global Health: Millions Saved



      • Case 17, “Eliminating Measles in Southern Africa”

        Despite the existence of a safe and effective vaccine, measles persists as one of the most contagious diseases killing more children in Southern Africa than HIV/AIDS. This case study examines strategies used to reduce the incidence of measles in Southern Africa.




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