One of our jobs as public health nurses is to be aware of not only community, but also global health threats.  According to this article published by the World Economic Forum, here are the top 10 most urgent health challenges for 2020:

  1. Elevating health in the climate debate
  2. Delivering health in conflict and crisis
  3. Making healthcare fairer
  4. Expanding access to medicines
  5. Stopping infectious diseases
  6. Preparing for epidemics
  7. Protecting people from dangerous products
  8. Investing in people who defend our health
  9. Keeping adolescents safe
  10. Earning public trust

How do you all feel about these health challenges? Thoughts? 1 page pick 2 of the top ten

Wood, J. (2020). These are the 10 biggest global health threats of the decade. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/02/who-healthcare-challenges-2020s-climate-conflict-epidemics/