Medical Peace Work Glossary
Terms are from the Medical Peace Work | Course 1 Health Workers, conflict and peace.
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Morbidity means illness or disease. Measures of morbidity such as the prevalence of chronic diseases can be used, among other measures, to help understand the health of a population.
Mortality means death. Measures of rates of mortality such as life expectancy and infant mortality can be used, among other measures, to help understand the health of a population.