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Epidemiology of Health and Illness.

Community Health Planning

Implementation and evaluation

Read chapter 5, 7 and 8 of the class textbook and review the attached PowerPoint presentations.  Once done answer the following questions;

  1.  Define epidemiology and identify the epidemiological models used to explain disease and health pattern in populations.
  2.  How can you apply the epidemiological methods to describe the stated of health in the community or aggregate?
  3. Mention and analyze the factors that have contributed to the failure of health planning legislation to control health care costs.
  4. Compare and contrast Freire’s approach to health education with individualistic health education model.

As stated in the syllabus present your assignment in an APA format word document, Arial 12 font attached to the forum in the discussion tab of the blackboard titled “Week 2 discussion questions” and the SafeAssign exercise in the assignment tab of the blackboard which is a mandatory requirement.  A minimum of 2 evidence-based references (besides the class textbook) no older than 5 years must be used.  You must post two replies on different dates to any of your peers sustained with the proper references no older than 5 years as well and make sure the references are properly quoted in your assignment. The replies can’t be posted on the same day, I must see different dates in the replies in order to verify attendance. 

A minimum of 800 words is required (excluding the first and reference page).  Please make sure to follow the instructions as given and use either spell-check or Grammarly before you post your assignment.