supplement 1 ), s29 – s40 H e a l t h M e d i c a l

supplement 1 ), s29 – s40 H e a l t h M e d i c a l

Haiti is the country…. THIS PAPER IS URGENT AND WORTH 200 POINTS

APA 7TH EDITION, intext citation, 3-4 sources from the list included in the instructions, plagiarism report and attach any articles.

For your Final Project, share some of your ideas on how you can use the knowledge and insights gained in this course to promote positive social change in a community/country and the world. It is advisable to select a community/country other than the one where you live.


To prepare for the Final Project, review all the week’s Learning Resources and consider possible issues you might encounter when implementing a policy.

Final Project (7–10 pages), not including the cover and the references:

In developing a policy in the country you selected, consider the following:

  • Explain the rationale for selecting the country.
  • Describe the social determinants of health in the country that you would need to address. Explain why you need to address these determinants.
  • Explain the possible public issues you might encounter in health literacy and cultural awareness in this country.
  • Describe the relationship between health inequality/inequities and life expectancy for the population in your selected country.
  • Describe two current efforts in this country (you selected) to reduce health inequities.
  • Explain how you might develop a health policy so that it gets the support of the country you selected. Note: Take into account the culture of the country.

Use APA formatting for your Final Project and to cite your resources. Expand on your insights utilizing the Learning Resources.

Wilkinson, R., & Pickett, K. (2010). The spirit level: Why greater equality makes societies stronger. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Press.

Chapter 15, “Equality and Sustainability” (pp. 217–234)

Brennan-Olsen, S. L., Cook, S., Leech, M. T., Bowe, S. J., Kowal, P., Naidoo, N., … Mohebbi, M. (2017). Prevalence of arthritis according to age, sex and socioeconomic status in six low- and middle-income countries: Analysis of data from the World Health Organization study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE) Wave 1. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 18(1), 271. doi:10.1186/s12891-017-1624-z

Conlon, C. M., Serbanescu, F., Marum, L., Healey, J., LaBrecque, J., Hobson, R., … Weiss, W. (2019). Saving mothers, giving life: It takes a system to save a mother (republication). Global Health: Science and Practice, 7(1), 20–40. doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-19-00092

De Groot, A., Van de Munt, L., Boateng, D., Savitri, A. I., Antwi, E., Bolten, N., … Browne, J. L. (2019). Equity in maternal health outcomes in a middle-income urban setting: A cohort study. Reproductive Health, 16(1), 84. doi:10.1186/s12978-019-0736-3

Jaquet, A., & Dabis, F. (2017). Smoking status and HIV in low-income and middle-income countries. The Lancet Global Health, 5(6), e557–e558. doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30179-1

Koblinsky, M. (2017). Maternal death surveillance and response: A tall order for effectiveness in resource-poor settings. Global Health: Science and Practice, 5(3), 333–337. Retrieved from doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-17-00308

Larson, L. M., & Yousafzai, A. K. (2017). A meta-analysis of nutrition interventions on mental development of children under-two in low- and middle-income countries. Maternal & Child Nutrition, 13(1), e12229. doi:10.1111/mcn.12229

Lerch, M. (2019). Regional variations in the rural-urban fertility gradient in the global South. PLOS ONE, 14(7), e0219624. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0219624

Meessen, B. (2018). The role of digital strategies in financing health care for universal health coverage in low- and middle-income countries. Global Health: Science and Practice, 6(Supplement 1), S29–S40. doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-18-00271

Murala, J. S. K., Karl, T. R., & Pezzella, A. T. (2019). Pediatric cardiac surgery in low-and middle-income countries: Present status and need for a paradigm shift. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 7. doi:10.3389/fped.2019.00214

Psaki, S. R., Chuang, E. K., Melnikas, A. J., Wilson, D. B., & Mensch, B. S. (2019). Causal effects of education on sexual and reproductive health in low and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. SSM – Population Health, 8, 100386. doi:10.1016/j.ssmph.2019.100386

Ross, J. (2015). Improved Reproductive health equity between the poor and the rich: An analysis of trends in 46 low- and middle-income countries. Global Health: Science and Practice, 3(3), 419–445. doi:10.9745/GHSP-D-15-00124

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Nambiar, D., Rajbhandary, R., Koller, T. S., & Hosseinpoor, A. R. (2019). Building capacity for health equity analysis in the WHO South-East Asia Region. WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health, 8(1), 4–9. doi: 10.4103/2224-3151.255342

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