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IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING WORD LIMIT REQUIREMENTS:

Please note that each and every assignment has its own word limit.

Consider the community in which you currently live or grew up. What health disparities currently exist or existed when you lived in that community. Describe the social determinants of health present in that community. In particular, discuss the behavioral and psychological factors that affect or affected the health of members of your community. Present two strategies that could be or that have been implemented in your community to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities.

PLEASE add the links/sites below to the reference list if you use any of these readings and make sure everything is in proper APA format.

https://apastyle.apa.org/learn/quick-guide-on-refe…

Read “Health and Social Conditions of the Poorest Versus Wealthiest Counties in the United States,” by Egen, Beatty, Blackley, Brown, and Wykoff, from American Journal of Public Health (2017).

URL:

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=120045923&site=eds-live&scope=site

Read “Caring About the Social Determinants of Health,” by Sheehan and Sheehan, from American Journal of Bioethics (2015).

URL:

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=103777436&site=eds-live&scope=site

Read “Priorities for Action on the Social Determinants of Health: Empirical Evidence on the Strongest Associations With Life Expectancy in 54 Low-Income Countries, 1990-2012,” by Hauck, Martin, and Smith, from Social Science and Medicine (2016).

URL:

http://www.sciencedirect.com.lopes.idm.oclc.org/science/article/pii/S0277953616304713?_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_origin=gateway&_docanchor=&md5=b8429449ccfc9c30159a5f9aeaa92ffb&ccp=y

Read “Screening for Social Determinants of Health among Children and Families Living in Poverty: A Guide for Clinicians,” by Chung et al., from Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care (2016).

URL:

http://www.sciencedirect.com.lopes.idm.oclc.org/science/article/pii/S1538544216000341?_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_origin=gateway&_docanchor=&md5=b8429449ccfc9c30159a5f9aeaa92ffb

Read “Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities,” located on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

URL:

https://www.cdc.gov/minorityhealth/strategies2016/index.html

Read “Closing the Gap in a Generation: Health Equity Through Action on the Social Determinants of Health” (2008), located on the World Health Organization (WHO) website.

URL:

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/69832/1/WHO_IER_CSDH_08.1_eng.pdf

Read “Determinants of Health,” located on the Healthy People website.

URL:

https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundation-health-measures/Determinants-of-Health

Read “Improving Population Health: Policy. Practice. Research,” located on the Improving Population Health: Policy website.

URL:

http://www.improvingpopulationhealth.org/blog/what-is-population-health.html

Read “HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: A Nation Free of Disparities in Health and Health Care,” located on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Minority Health website.

URL:

https://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/npa/files/Plans/HHS/HHS_Plan_complete.pdf

Explore the Health Equity page of the American Public Health Association (APHA) website.

URL:

https://www.apha.org/topics-and-issues/health-equity

MUST have a MINIMUM of THREE paragraphs with at least three citations with the page numbers and three references in APA format.(The List of References should not be older than 2015 and should not be included in the word count.)

Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.

It is important that you cover all the topics identified in the assignment. Covering the topic does not mean mentioning the topic BUT presenting an explanation from the context of ethics and the readings for this class

To get maximum points you need to follow the requirements listed for this assignments 1) look at the word/page limits 2) review and follow APA rules 3) create subheadings to identify the key sections you are presenting and 4) Free from typographical and sentence construction errors.

REMEMBER IN APA FORMAT JOURNAL TITLES AND VOLUME NUMBERS ARE ITALICIZED.