Systems Thinking In Public Health pdf

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APPLYING SYSTEMS THINKING INPUBLIC HEALTH
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK...............................................................................................................................................1Public health issue........................................................................................................................1Role of stakeholders.....................................................................................................................2Obstacles that prevent application of a systems thinking approach............................................4Suggestion....................................................................................................................................4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONObesity is the medical condition in which body fat of person gets increased that impactnegatively on well-being of individuals (Musk, 2015). Australian government is continuouslyworking for minimising number of obesity cases in country. Government, health careprofessionals are making efforts to improve health outcome by implementing various programs.Present study will describe public issue of obesity. Furthermore, it will explain role ofstakeholders within health and social care sector. In addition, report will analysis obstacles thatare preventing the application of system thinking approach to Obesity.TASKPublic health issueObesity is the serious health issue worldwide, report of World health organisation(WHO) revels that 2.3Millionoverweight people are in Australia and more than 700 millionindividuals across the world are obese. Over a period of time Germany, UK has taken seriousactions to reduce prevalence rate of this disease (Kendall and et. al., 2015).Abnormal excess in fat in human body is called as obesity. Over a period of time numberof obese cases has been increased in Australia. Statistical records show that in the year 1995there were 64.9% male candidates and 49.4% female population who have experienced excessbody fat. Whereas in 2014-2015 this ratio has been raised to great extent and it is found that70.8% males and 56.3% female are suffering from this illness (Overweight, obesity and chronicdiseases in Australia, 2018). 2014, Roy Morgan research clearly describes that there are 11million Australian those who are obese (Diouf and et. al., 2016).1
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