[HE] WH (10-12) 1 :
WH.1.1) Research the history of disease in the world.
a. Identify causes of major outbreaks and epidemics in the history of the world.
b. List major breakthroughs in the prevention and cure of disease.
c. Assess the effects of current health issues on world populations.
[HE] WH (10-12) 2 :
WH.2.1) Examine the health challenges facing the world today.
a. Collect statistical data about health issues within various countries.
b. Investigate the influence of family, peers, and culture on possible solutions to world health issues.
c. Examine the links among health, economic development, media, and technology.
d. Research how disparities in socio-economic status can adversely affect health and access to health care globally.
e. Analyze the roles and responsibilities of government and non-governmental organizations in achieving global health.
[HE] WH (10-12) 3 :
WH.3.1) Critique health intervention programs worldwide.
a. Examine possible solutions to world health issues through available intervention programs.
[HE] WH (10-12) 5 :
WH.4.2) Research the effectiveness of communicating prevention and management strategies to resolve world health issues.
Examples: HIV/AIDS, mental health, substance abuse, obesity, physical activity, nutrition, hunger
[HE] WH (10-12) 6 :
WH.5.1) Evaluate alternatives to current world health programs and practices.
[HE] WH (10-12) 7 :
WH.5.2) Examine barriers that hinder decision-making skills related to world health issues.
Examples: politics, religious beliefs, culture
[HE] WH (10-12) 8 :
WH.5.3) Predict the potential short- and long-term impacts of poor decision-making on world health issues.
Examples: rising cost of medical care
[HE] WH (10-12) 9 :
WH.6.1) Research the needs, strengths, and risks of long-term goals for addressing world health issues.
[HE] WH (10-12) 10 :
WH.7.1) Analyze individual responsibility for enhancing global health.
Example: explaining how individual actions can help or hinder the eradication of communicable diseases
[HE] WH (10-12) 14 :
WH.8.3) Adapt health messages and communication techniques to a specific global audience.