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PUB707: Public Health Foundations Assignment

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Recommended written report template for Public Health Foundations Task 4Cover pageStudent name:Student ID:Report title:Word count (not including headings and references):Academic Honesty DeclarationI[enter full name here]declare that the work in this assessment is entirely my own, with acknowledgments(correct references and citations) where relevant. I hereby declare that I have used the recommendedSafeAssign draft check before the final submission. I hereby declare that I have made a copy of theassessment item and can make the copy available to my tutor should it be necessary. I understand that thisassignment may undergo electronic detection for plagiarism and a copy of the assignment may be retainedon a University database and used to make comparisons with other assignments.Date:Final submission check list(For the steps completed please enter a Yes on the left side)I completed the cover page, including the Academic Honesty DeclarationI completed the report according to the instructionsI submitted the report text to the Safe Assign Draft Check to ensure that there are no plagiarism issuesI used at least 20 scholarly references in Vancouver format per guide providedI completed the self-assessment fully and honestly using the rubric on the last pageI have taken additional steps to enhance quality of submission(please list them here: i.e. use of USC Academic Skills Services and online services - )i
Recommended structure for the final reportSectionContent to be described and discussedIntroductionWhat is the issue and population of interestand why this is important to consider from apublic health and health professional practiceperspective?Investigate and reflect on selected healthinequalities and inequities within thepopulation of interest (Analysis of the issueusing the Red Lotus Model)-Health status of the vulnerable populationof interest-Individual factors influencing the healthstatus-Environmental factors that may have animpact on equity and equality in healthstatus (including globalization)Individual determinants of health for thevulnerable population-Biological (age, gender, ethnicity, genetics)-Socio-economic status (income, education,employment)-Cognitive factors (knowledge, attitudes,values, beliefs)-Behaviours (physical, mental, social,spiritual)Discussion of the influences (both negative andpositive) of various determinants on the healthof the vulnerable population-Influence of the physical environment –natural /built environments-Influence of the socio-cultural environment-Influence of the economic environment-Influence of the political environmentGenerate some solutions to address selectedhealth inequalities and inequities using one ormore action areas / strategies from the OttawaCharter:-Building healthy public policy-Creating environments that are supportive forhealth-Strengthening community action throughempowerment-Building personal skills for personal and socialdevelopment-Reorienting health services to promote health(Creative) solutions using one or more actionareas and strategies from the Ottawa Charterwith the following things to consider:-These are some social justiceconsiderations for me as a future healthprofessional-This is how my discipline can contribute toreducing inequalities and inequities inhealth for this vulnerable population-This is how I can collaborate with healthprofessionals from other disciplinesConclusionFinal reflection on the multidisciplinaryrelevance of public health.ReferencesVancouver styleii
Recommended table of contents[to update headings and page numbers right click on Table of contents below>>UpdateField>>Update entire table]Introduction.......................................................................................................................................4Body...................................................................................................................................................4A description of the patterns of health and illness amongst your selected population.................4Holistic health: physical, mental, social, spiritual......................................................................4Individual determinants of health.............................................................................................4Biological................................................................................................................................4Socio-economic status...........................................................................................................4Cognitive factors....................................................................................................................5Behaviours.............................................................................................................................5Discussion of the contribution of environmental determinants on the health of your selectedpopulation.................................................................................................................................6Comment on implications with respect to social justice................................................................7Comment on implications with respect to your future practice....................................................7Conclusion.........................................................................................................................................9References.........................................................................................................................................9When creating the report please consider and explore some of the following:-Health is complex and influenced by environments-Public health seeks to achieve equity and equality by addressing inter-connected broadersocial determinants of health-Social justice is a core public health value. What does social justice mean for you?-How you or your future colleagues contribute to population can focused multi-levelsolutions that can influence policy, economical environments, social environments, physicalenvironments in a way that can create health?-How can you or your future colleagues help vulnerable groups achieve the best health statuspossible?iii
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