- Week 5 DiscussionDiscussion Topic Due May 27 at 11:59 PMSupporting Lectures:
Refer to the following lecture:
- Healthcare Products
- New Products
The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week on the basis of the course competencies covered. For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.
To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use outside sources. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.
Using your course textbooks and the South University Online Library, answer the following questions:
- What are the health conditions and risk factors that deserve additional attention from science and technology? Why have you chosen these conditions and risk factors?
- What are some of the specific gaps in diagnostic, drugs, vaccines, and other medical equipment that could most improve global health, if filled?
- If you were the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, how would you spend money in research and development of new products for global health? Why?