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One of the most concerning health burden for the public health department is health disparities in the population. The public health goal is to improve health and prevent diseases among the population and in the individuals to create a healthy population. To achieve this goal, it important to involve the individual and the population needs. The need to develop and establish a program that can benefit everyone. In this view, it is important to identify the social and environmental factors that greatly influence the health of the individuals and the population.
Social Determinants of Health Shelly Clavis Rutgers University School of Nursing Social Determinants of Health Defined Health concerns is an issue that most organizations have formed a pact to safely deal with the challenge. The main agenda focuses on the eradication of health inequalities that may exist in most countries. It is best suited that social determinants are accorded the much-needed attention since they affect a number of people. In assessing the factors that affect one’s health, genetic disposition, personal behaviors, ability to obtain healthcare and the overall environment in which an individual resides are to be considered. Social determinants of Health are issues that deals with the conditions that people have found constructed in a society and acts as a parcel in their lives, such as; growth, age and some of the more complex systems that construct a society which include economic policies and their systems that include social norms, development goals and the basic political system that they are indulged under (World Health Organization, 2008).
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A relevant , vigorous and sustainable model is required for an improvement in the health system performance to prevent a decline in the status of health and development and also to break the vicious cycle of poverty and ill-health in Africa. There is a highly diverse health system that exists across Africa and its improvement would be based on the convergence of expertise, commitment, and resources throughout the system. A powerful model for improvement would embrace all the proportions that prove to be critical to health by labelling not only the risk factors of disease but also linking health and employment ,nourishment, food security , financing for health and cross-cutting issues. An approach would be better accustomed to issues specific
Decisions about health care that reflect the values and beliefs of the entire population will be made. It will also enhance cultural sensitivity of health services that will be delivered by providers. Providers will be able to better respond to the needs of minority and underserved populations. Thus, by increasing the number of minority groups in the health professions, many existing health disparities may be reduced or
Reducing the Fear of Falling Through a Community Evidenced-Based Intervention. Retrieved from Home Healthcare Nurse website: http://www.homehealthcarenurseonline.com Bradley, S., Segal, P., & Finely, E. (2012). Impact of Implementation of Evidence-Based Best Practices on Nursing Home Infections. Retrieved from Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory website: http://www.patientsafetyauthority.org Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website. http://www.cms.gov Gillis, K., Tency, I., Roelant, E., Laureys, S., Deviendt, H., & Lips, D. (2016).