This assignment will explore the impact of history on problems and solutions in healthcare. Exploring the past will help stimulate a deeper understanding of the causes and effects of healthcare problems and alternative solutions.
In Week 1, you selected and reviewed a public health problem and a policy that addresses this problem. This week, you will further analyze the policy you selected in Week 1.
Write a 2–3-page paper.
Cover the following in your paper this week using the health policy you selected in Week 1:
Examine the history, the cause (key factors), literature on the scope of the problem, and existing data.
Recommend alternative solutions to addressing the health problem in question.
What are some positive and negative outcomes of your recommended alternative solutions?