Explain the historical development of public health

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Question 1

You have been asked by your local government to help create a newsletter for your community. For

the first issue, they have asked you to provide an overview of public health.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word article in which you:

 Define public health.

 Explain the historical development of public health.

 Identify careers within public health.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Include at least 3 APA formatted references.


Question 2

For the next newsletter, you have been asked to provide information about the role of government in

public health.

Choose a health issue prevalent in your community.

Research national, state, and local governmental health agency websites for information on your

a chosen health issue.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word summary of your findings that includes the following:

 Analyze the structure and function of public health at the national, state, and local levels. In

your analysis, include:

 What type of structure you see between levels of government.

 What functions you see at each level of government.

 How the levels of government work together.

Use specific examples from your research to validate your points.

Include at least 3 APA formatted references.

Question 3

For the next newsletter, you have been asked to write about the effect of a specific communicable

disease on your community. 

Identify a communicable disease to research.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper summarizing your research. Include the following information:

 Describe the disease and discuss efforts to control it.

 Identify the environmental factors related to this disease.


 Explain the influence of lifestyles, socioeconomic status, and disease management.

 Identify gaps and how you might connect to other resources to meet needs that

are not locally available.

 Include recommendations to expand the community's programs if there are gaps.

 Describe what the public health department is doing to reduce the threat of the disease.

 Include data findings, evidence-based intervention, and a plan to ensure quality health.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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