HSM409 Epidemiology And Public Health CSU

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Applying New Public Health approacheslocallyAssessment Item 3Student Name:Student ID:Subject Name:Subject ID:Date Due:Professor Name:Page | 1
Executive Summary Aboriginal and Islander Strait people have been most backward class facing tremendous health related issues in Australia. Federal government in Australia is trying to develop plans and programs such that they can be brought up at par with non-Indigenous population. ATSIC is a board that is developed by the government to cater to exclusive needs of the Indigenous population however, it has not been effective catering to such. The scope of the current report analyses a program development for Indigenous population for their health awareness and services. The report identifies scope, evaluates key objectives, develop budget and other mechanism such that overall effectiveness in the program can be rendered. In the end certain recommendations are included that can enhance the scope of services provided to the Indigenous population with special concentration in the Victoria region. Table of ContentsPage | 2
Executive Summary.........................................................................................................................21.0 Overview of Issue......................................................................................................................42.0 Epidemiology presented to justify an unmet local public health needed..................................53.0 Justification of Need..................................................................................................................74.0 Provides local data to compare with or support published policy to establish need.................85.0 Proposed recommendations for interventions.........................................................................116.0 Demonstrate Best Practice and Cost Effectiveness.................................................................127.0 Draft budget.............................................................................................................................128.0 Individual stakeholders identified by position, relevance and contribution to the development.......................................................................................................................................................139.0 Evaluation incorporates specific health outcome measurement..............................................14Reference Lists..............................................................................................................................161.0 Overview of IssueAboriginals and Torres Strait Islander people are first Australian making them the oldest culture in human history. Government in Australia is striving to establish rights for maintaining languages and cultures[ CITATION Cra95 \l 1033 ]. They have deep cultural association of these people with the water and land hence it becomes primary responsibility of the government to provide rights and privileges to the people. Health service staff is informed regarding availabilityof government funding in every area for implementation of a New Public Health initiative. This Page | 3
initiative will be focused on improvisation of health status of local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people or local ethnic minority group. The target population will be examined for their primary health issues and their physical activity rates, cigarettes and alcohol death and abuse cases and asthma among children, among all other prevailing challenges[ CITATION Pri11 \l 1033 ]. These challenges have compounded and creating immense impact on the locality. There are immense evidence that can prove that national targets or regional targets set are not met due to poorly existing health standards. Joint programs with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) needs to be developed. ATSIC is a formal body of the government that is actively conducting programs and related developments identifying any gaps that exists in healthservices of Aboriginals and Islander Strait people. ATSIC employs mostly people from the community such that scopes and gaps can be identified and minimum barriers faced in program implementation. As ATSIC has access to first hand data for the Indigenous people, they will be better able to cater to all needs and demands of the Islander Strait people[ CITATION Bau07 \l 1033 ]. This program will identify all relevant opportunity to work towards specific policy, planning and program delivery in connection to Indigenous people. Indigenous people in the areahas been suffering from over a period of two years due to lack of health facilities and other opportunities in health care. Further gaps prevail in such service delivery as most people cateringto the service are non-Indigenous. Mostly challenges to cater to services occurs in most rural andsuburb areas of the country where there is present a large number of Indigenous population. Not only health care but lack of education and expertise disable them to get appropriate services suchthat total health of the population can be enhanced in an overall scenario[ CITATION Bul10 \l 1033 ].The scope of this report identifies gaps prevailing in the region as compared to national or regional standards that are provided. Investment into infrastructure and necessary provisions for creating health related awareness can lead to effectiveness in health care, providing higher standards in the region. 2.0 Epidemiology presented to justify an unmet local public health neededAboriginal and Islander Torres Strait people had been lagging behind in health standards significantly. Especially in the Victoria province in Australia, Melbourne there is prevalence of Page | 4

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