There are five basic questions that public health officials ask that together make up what is referred to as evidence-based public health approach. These five steps include Problem, Etiology, Recommendations, Implementation, and Evaluation (referred to as the P.E.R.I.E. process) have paved the way for public health issues to be effectively addressed. For the Unit 2 Assignment you will select a public health problem and use the P.E.R.I.E. process to address it.
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PU120-1: Define epidemiological transition and evidence-based public health and their role in the evolution of public health.
There are many health problems affecting the public’s health today. It seems that just as health officials get a handle on one concern (polio for example), another rears its ugly head. As you learned through our readings and discussions during Unit 1, over the past couple of decades, in its evolution, public health’s efforts have become evidence-based in both the approaches and interventions used when addressing health concerns.
Compose a critical analysis essay that has a continuous viewpoint, logical order, and organization using the following guidelines:
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