Select a public health issue and write a 750-1000 word policy brief
Select a public health issue and write a 750-1,000 word policy brief that provides a brief summary of the issue, options to solve the issue, and the best way to solve this issue. Select a public health issue from one of the following American Public Health Association websites: Climate Change (https://www.apha.org/topics-
Follow this outline when writing the policy brief:
Background information – (a) Population affected; (b) Local, state or national level; and (c) Evidence about the issues supported by resources
Suggestions for addressing the issue (solutions) – (a) Including necessary stakeholders (government officials, administrator); and (b) Include budget or funding considerations, if applicable
Impact on the Health Care Delivery System
Tobacco smoking is viewed as socially acceptable behavior. However, it emerges in the top list of the leading preventable cause of mortality and incapacitation in the U.S. Early in the 20th Century lung cancer was a rare condition, but with the popularity of smoking unfiltered cigarettes, first with men, then spreading out…………………….