Before you begin this assignment, read through the Home page and the required…..
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Before you begin this assignment, read through the Home page and the required readings. Specifically, view the E-learning course – Introduction to public health (slides 1 -33) at https://www.cdc.gov/publichealth101/e-learning/public-health/. Then, answer the following questions using a Question and Answer format. In other words, list the questions and provide a short answer to each.
- Which one of the major achievements in public health identified in the E-Learning course – Introduction to public health is especially interesting to you?
- Briefly describe the achievement, in a paragraph or two.
- In what era did this achievement occur?
- Briefly discuss the historical context of the development. What was happening during that time period? What spurred the development of the public health achievement? Please write 2–3 paragraphs about this, and be sure to cite sources rather than simply stating your opinion.
- Was the issue viewed differently then, as compared to the way that it is viewed today? Please explain in 2–3 paragraphs and be sure to cite sources rather than simply stating your opinion.
Length: 2–3 pages, excluding the cover page and the reference list.
I have added the required and Optional Reading to assist you.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2014). E-learning course – Introduction to public health. Accessed from https://www.cdc.gov/publichealth101/e-learning/public-health/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016). Core functions of public health and how they relate to the 10 essential services. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/ehs/EPHLI/core_ess.htm
Goldsteen, R., Dwelle, T., & Goldsteen, K. (2014). Introduction to public health (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Publishing Company. Read: Chapter 1: Introduction and overview; and Chapter 2: Origins of public health.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (2008). Core functions and essential services. Retrieved from http://ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/publichealthpractice101/PDF/Session4.pdf
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). United States public health 101. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/stltpublichealth/docs/usph101.pdf
Goldsteen, R., Dwelle, T., & Goldsteen, K. (2014). Chapter 9: Public health: Promise and prospects. In Introduction to public health (2nd ed., pp. 235-257). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Patil, R. (2011, Jan-Mar.) Public health controversies: Common characteristics. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases, 3(1), 97–98. doi: 10.4103/0974-777X.77308. PMCID: PMC3068592. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3068592/