500-750 words (not including in text citations or reference list) Double-spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font, 1” margins, essay format Less than 20% of the word count should be direct quotes 1 reference must be a peer-reviewed journal article published within the past 10 years Background information about the country in 1 paragraph (This is your introduction paragraph) Include at least 3 different pieces of background information that are relevant to public health. These 3 pieces of background information should be related to social, political, and economic determinants of health and how they contribute to population health and health inequities in your given country. Brief description of the health problem in 1 – 2 paragraphs First, define the health problem Second, include risk factors (causes) and consequences (effects) for the health problem, specific to your country.
Last, include at least 2 pieces of epidemiologic data published within the past 10 years on the health issue and within the country of interest, which may include incidence rates, prevalence rates, and/or death rates. These two pieces of data should take the form of numbers. At least one reference for this section must be from a peer-reviewed journal article published within the last 10 years. Brief description of prevention strategies in 1 paragraph Include at least 1 primary, 1 secondary, and 1 tertiary prevention strategy for this health issue in your country. Identify each prevention strategy as primary, secondary or tertiary prevention. Create an original goal statement (1-2 sentences) that addresses a way to improve the health problem/improve health. It must follow the structure as described below by being concise, measurable, specific, and realistic.
In addition, it must include the following: Who is the target population? All citizens of country does not represent a specific target population. What is the health problem? Choose just one problem to address in your one How much change (represented by a percent) do you anticipate? Tip: A 10% change within 10 years is a realistic goal for developed nations, such as the U.S. If your country is developing, then you may expect less change in 10 years. By when will the change occur? This should be represented by a specific end date, not a range. Conclusion paragraph: Now, we want to look more broadly at the impact of globalization on global burdens of disease. Describe the impact of globalization on worldwide population health, broadly, not just specific to your chosen country or health issue. Describe how globalization helps and hinders health.