Welcome to the Global Health 101 Glossary of Terms!

This site is intended as a collaborative/evolving glossary of terms and concepts that may be useful to students in GH 101. Students are invited to participate by adding any additional terms or concepts which they feel might be of use to their classmates in their study of global health.

Content will be monitored for accuracy by the TAs.

To add a new term,
select 'Create Page' and follow the instructions (name the page after the entry you are adding).

Remember to click save when you are satisfied with your entry, before navigating away from the page.

Suggestions for additional terms to be defined:
Chronic Disease
DHS (Demographic and Health Survey)
MMR (Maternal Mortality Ratio)
Maternal Mortality Rate
IMR (Infant Mortality Rate)
Liberation Theology
Primary Health Care
SES (Socioeconomic status)
Diarrheal Diseases
ORT (Oral Rehydration Therapy)
Global Burden of Disease
HAART (Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy)
ACTs (Arteminisin-based Combination Therapy)
Improved Water Source
Excess Death