2400 word essay Identifying and critically evaluating a public health concern considering how this has changed over the years; debating the similarities and differences in how the issue is addressed in the UK compared to the global picture (LO’s3+4)
An introduction – concept (what is a PH concern?) and examples of public health concerns / issues over the last 30 years., HIV/Aids is what I would like it based on.
Establish how the concerns have changed over the years, did it change anything?
Talk about prevalence – is there an increase? Why do you think this is?Discuss the impact the concerns have created on individuals and public at large – you will need facts and statistics (Look at ONS trends, PHE, PH fingertips, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NHS, local borough data sets etc).
Other sources of facts and statistics from charities and voluntary organisations such as British Heart Foundation, Parkinsons, Terence Higgins, Alzheimer’s
Discuss the situation now and say how public health organisations have dealt with this situation – what are they doing?
What are the similarities and differences in how the concerns / issues are addressed in the UK compared to the other parts of the world?
For example, teen pregnancy rates are high in the USA but some states do not even provide sex education in schools
State the policies that are in place to tackle these concerns and support the economy
Any further suggestions and conclusion
10 reference for every 1000 words