Public Health Assignment | Infectious And Non-infectious Disease

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RESEARCHANALYSIS/REPORTWRITING
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3AC1.1...........................................................................................................................................3AC1.2...........................................................................................................................................4AC1.3...........................................................................................................................................7CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7
INTRODUCTIONPublic health programs form an important aspect for reducing the risk of diseases andtheir effects on physical as well as mental health conditions (Frieden, 2010). The report herewithaims at carrying out a research analysis on one infectious and one-non-infectious disease that isprevailing in UK. The diseases selected herewith are HIV- AIDS (infectious disease) and BreastCancer (non-infectious disease). This report also discusses about the role of international,national and local agencies. Including this, different approaches and strategies are explained toevaluate the effectiveness in order to control the risk of diseases.AC1.1Public health is denoted as an art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life aswell as promoting the health of individuals in society. This area is concerned with threats tohealth which might be based on analysis of population (Imperato and Fee, 2015). There areseveral agencies that are responsible for exploring disease and people's wellbeing withincommunity. However, these agencies are presented at local, national and international levels.Here is the description of various agencies along with their roles in identifying the level ofwellbeing of people in communities:Agencies working at International levelVarious agencies working at international level include WHO (World HealthOrganisation), UNICEF (United Nation Children Fund) and UNDP (United Nation DevelopmentProgram). These agencies have a motive to assess the existing level of public health andrecording diseases that are being faced by the people along with their impacts. WTO isaccountable for providing leadership on the matters of health and monitoring the situation as wellas trends (About WHO,2016). The responsibility of setting norms and standards is up to thisagency. It works together with policy-makers and global health partners along with civil societyand private H&C authorities in countries. It facilitates the assessment of affordable, safe andeffective care services. UNDP is a programme designed at international level to promote thewellbeing of individuals. For example: HIV/AIDS has become a big issue for the UK as well asin other countries. Therefore, UNDP is working in the area ofspreading knowledge aboutdiseases and reducing their impact.Agencies working at National level
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