City Health Report: Examine the health situation in a specified location by utilizing publicly available data, conduct academic research, recommend an evidence-based program to address the identified problem, and write a professional report. Identify policies, programs, or system changes that will improve the public health challenges.
You will pick a health topic related to data you find on your city.
Examples of Health Topics:
High blood pressure
AFTER you pick your health topic, you will research evidence-based recommendations (not more than 500 words): Describe 3 evidence-based strategies that you would recommend in order to address the priority health issues.
This could be based on strategies or programs that have been successful in addressing a similar situation in a neighboring city or state.
If you are unable to find a comparable program within or near RI, look for programs addressing the health challenges implemented anywhere in the US.
Which agency or agencies should be in charge of the strategies you are proposing? Why?