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    Health Needs Assessment, Practice Population

    Health Needs Assessment: Practice Population BSc (Hons) Specialist Practitioner Community Nursing Word Count: 3836 Pages:17 Public health is a multifactorial approach to the health of the population and is concerned primarily with the promotion of health (Naidoo and Wills 2000). Wanless (2004) defines it as ‘The science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organised efforts and informed choices of society, organisations

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    Nursing Concepts of Community and Population Health

    Introduction Community or public health nursing is a concept intended to shift the focus of the traditional nurse role to a global scope. Nursing practice is based in the art and science of identifying individual patient responses to illness and decreasing patient suffering when possible. Public health nursing expands beyond the individual to explore causative health related factors both negative and positive within the community, while developing processes to alleviate suffering while

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    America's Prison Population and Health

    America’s prison population has been reported to be sicker than the general population. This includes health conditions and diseases both long and short term. However at the same time this same population has high uninsured rates leaving these same people without any form of health insurance. The Affordable Care Act allows many formerly incarcerated individuals to gain access to health insurance, opening up many possibilities. If a policy maker had to make the decision between whether or not to allow

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    Population Health

    Population health is defined as the organized, all inclusive method to health care, the division of health outcomes in a population, the determining factors that affect the distribution of care, and the policies and interventions that influence, and are influenced by the determining factors. The population health framework seeks to repair a health care system what is considered ineffective, and economically unfair, and managed poorly. Some of the attributes of population health are it is centered

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    Community and Population Health

    Community and Population Health SZT1 Task 4 Joann Stocks Western Governors University Community and Population Health SZT1 Task 4 A. Explain the role of the major public health personnel, including the public health nurse, involved in the disaster. The public health personnel are responsible to make sure the community that had become a victim of a disaster is healthy and safe. They also assess and evaluate what the immediate and long term issues are. The public health personnel

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    Health Promotion Among the Hispanic Population

    head: Running head: Health Promotion Among the Hispanic Population Heather Cole Grand Canyon University NRS-429V-0506 December 6, 2014 The Hispanic and Latino population is made up from a combination of people from Spain, Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Spanish speaking nations of Central and South America and the Caribbean. According to the Census Bureau in 2010, 36% of America is part of a racial or ethnic minority group, and 17% of the total population of the United States of

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    Population Health

    Population Health & Scripture Kimberly Folck Liberty University NUR 503 Managing Population Health July 23, 2014 Abstract This paper will summarize the worldview of Christianity and how the framework of Christianity can provide the elements needed in caring for the population. The focus will be on several scriptures and writings from the Bible and other sources and how they apply to the individual and the community as a whole as Christians. Population Health & Scripture

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion among Diverse Populations According to the 2010 U.S. census report, approximately 36 percent of the population belong to a racial or ethnic minority, of which 17 percent is represented by the Hispanic community. (“Minority Health," 2014, p. 1). The author of this paper has chosen to compare and contrast the health status of the Hispanic community to the national average in the United States. In order to promote health and wellness, it is first of all necessary to assess the overall

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    Community Health and Population

    Running head: COMMUNITY HEALTH AND POPULATION TASK 1 Community Health and Population Task 1 Jasha Beavers Western Governors University Community Health and Population Task 1 A Green County is 678 square miles of land located in the southwestern region of Missouri. This county has many recreational opportunities and serves the community well by offering a zoo, many parks and museums, and large natural bodies of water (The Park, n.d.). Greene County has several educational opportunities with

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations: Asian Americans Courtney Rasmussen Grand Canyon University February 15, 2015 In 1849, the Chinese were some the first ethnic group that many refer to as Asian Americans and later as Asian American/Pacific Islanders (AAPI). (Kem B. Louie, 2001) “Asian” however, refers to a very diverse group of people that come from over fifty (50) different countries, that speak more than one hundred (100) different dialects, which practice a broad range of different

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    Health Status of the Spanish Population

    Heath Status of The Latino or Hispanic Population Maria Funez NRS-429V Family-Center Health Promotions February 29, 2015   Heath Status of The Latino or Hispanic Population Hispanics migrate to the United States for many different reasons but one of the most powerful motivators of migration whether legal or illegal is economic instability within the countries of origin. Although, is dangerous crossing the Mexican boarder to reached the U.S. the hopes for a better life is a powerful motivator

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion among Diverse Populations *************** Grand Canyon University NRS 249-V February 25, 2015 The most recent estimate shows that the Hispanic population as of July 1, 2013 is roughly Fifty-four million, living in the United States (U.S.). This is approximately seventeen percent of the total population. It is estimated that by the year 2060 they will grow to 128.8 million, thirty one percent of the U.S. population (Centers for Disease Control

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    Community Health & Population Focused Nursing

    mountain chain, and a lot of wilderness. Some of the towns are incorporated and some are not and a few only claim to be villages. Using the Population Economic Status Assessment, I looked at the State & County Quick Facts last revised: Feb-2015 and found that the county population is at about 46,588. The Caucasian population makes up 93.8% of the population, African American 4.4%, Hispanic 2.7%, and the remainder is 1.1%. The average annual income in the year 2011 was about $21,000. In Stokes County

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations: Understanding the Challenges Faced by the Native Hawaiian Population Kristen L. Gallagher Grand Canyon University: NRS 429V March 7, 2015 There are many diverse cultural groups living in the world today. The United States is no exception, with the U.S. Census bureau reporting that as of 2010, more than 36% of the U.S. population identified themselves as members of a minority group (Hixson, Hepler & Kim, 2012). While many people face challenges in

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion among Diverse Populations Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Melinda Jacob Kimberly Stout July 18, 2014 Hispanics are the largest and fastest growing ethnic minority group and there are estimated to be about 54 million living in the United States (Office of Minority Health & Health Equity,). The Hispanics are a minority group that struggle every day to survive, to provide for their families, to stay healthy and to live quality lives. This paper will discuss the Hispanics current

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    Is Cultural Health a Booster to Primary Care in Population Health??

    Is Cultural Health Capital a Booster Shot for Primary Care in Population Health? A primary care preventive care service and a curative health service that can be incorporated into broader population health efforts The prevalence of childhood obesity is unquestionably one of the most irking problems in the public health system in the United States. Research indicates that the percentage of children between 6-11 years of age who are obese increased from 7% to almost 20% between 1980 - 2008 (Homer

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion Among Diverse Population Grand Canyon University NRS-429V-0103 Rubynell Whaley Instructor: April Herrera January 25, 2015 Race has always been an issue for African Americans. The racial inequality among African Americans in America is not the same as that of different workers or exiles. As far as the broadened time of the establishment of subjection and the issue of skin shade as a representation for dehumanization of dark individuals. For four centuries (1619-2002) African

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    Health Promotion Among Divers Populations

    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations Shannon Tumblin Grand Canyon University Family-Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Denice Gibson February 22, 2015 Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations A person’s culture often delineates an individual or a group of individuals that have shared values, religious preferences, languages and lifestyles. Culture is typically passed from one generation to the next while lifestyle choices and tradition are picked up along the way. These choices

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    Health Promotion in the Hispanic Population

    Health Promotion in the Hispanic Population William Hoff II Grand canyon university Family Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Jennifer Wood April 26, 2015 Health Promotion in the Hispanic Population Many of the health disparities vary from one of the many minorities to the next. Does race, educational status, socioeconomic statues, or ethnicity have anything to do with it? This paper with focus on the Hispanic community as a whole and see what specific challenges they face and what the

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Population

    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations Shahla Tehrani Grand Canyon University Family-Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Dana McKay May 1, 2015 Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations With the advancement of medical technology and increasing self awareness of both mental and physical well being, the health of most Americans has increasingly improved. However, the same cannot be said of the health of American Indians and Alaskan Natives. Health improvements for American Indians and

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations Kristi Donau Grand Canyon University Family Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V Dana McKay May 3, 2015 Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations The United States has seen much transformation within its healthcare advances and delivery system over the last century. It has also demographically transformed from a nation of a predominantly white population to an ever growing culturally diverse population. Many of these cultural groups are documented

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    Application of Community Health & Population-Focused Nursing

    APPLICATION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH & POPULATION-FOCUSED NURSING VWT Task 2 Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Kelly Belcher 307442 Western Governors University ("INSTITUTO DE BIOLOGIA & INGENIERIA DE ECOSISTEMAS: RUSSIAN REPORT WARNS OF GRAVE MONSANTO THREAT TO WORLD," n.d.) I chose to do this assignment about the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). It is caused by the coronavirus MERS-CoV. I have never heard of this condition, and arbitrarily picked it because my best

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion amongst Diverse Populations: Focus on Hispanic and Latino Communities. Eleanor Rose Grand Canyon University May 17, 2015 Hispanic or Latino refers to people of Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, South or Central American or any other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race (Pekmezi, Marquez, & Marcus-Blank, 2010). According to the U.S, Census Bureau there are approximately 54 million Hispanics living in the United States and this population

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion Among African Americans Family-Centered Health Promotion 02/22/2015 African Americans or Blacks have been a part of our countries history for very long time now. They have been, up until the recent years, treated unequally and discriminated. Unfortunately discrimination against African Americans and Blacks are still prevalent today. Their past in our country is not something we should ignore; rather use it as a tool of understanding the African American culture. Their perception

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    Community Health and Population Focused Nursing

    be discussed is Oklahoma County, Oklahoma which is located in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma County seats 20 different cities and town. As of the 2013 census there were 755,245 residents in Oklahoma County. Oklahoma County is 718 Square miles with a population density of approximately 1,013 people per square mile. The average housing density is approximately 416 per square mile. The county consists of a lot of open land, rivers, lakes, and ponds. The City of Oklahoma City is by far the largest in the

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    Health Promotions Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotions among Diverse Populations America has a population of wide diversity of racial or ethnic minorities. “According to the 2010 U.S. Census, approximately 36.3 percent of the population currently belongs to a racial or ethnic minority group: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian American, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.” (Center for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC].) The narrative of this paper will take a closer

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    Health Issue and Target Population

    Health Issue and Target Population Health Issue and Target Population On September 5, 2004, Colorado State sophomore, Sam Spady died after consuming alcohol for 11 hours during a Colorado State football game. Unfortunately, Ms. Spady’s situation is not an isolated event but rather an alarming trend with “nearly 1,700 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die from alcohol-related incidents each year (National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2005).” Moreover, drinking among

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations “Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders have higher rates of smoking, alcohol consumption, and obesity than other minority populations.” (CDC, 2013). This is just one of many examples of how minority groups differ, and how health and health promotion/prevention vary from Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders (NHPI) to the major population. Race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and education have a major impact on the NHPI group. The most current data available

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion in American Indians/Alaska Natives Mona Reed Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V August 02, 2015 Health Promotion in American Indians/Alaska Natives American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) are people who maintain a tribal or community attachment and are descendants from any of the original inhabitants of North, South and Central America. The U.S. Census Bureau, in 2013, reported that there are greater than 5.2 million AI/AN in the United States, and that number is expected

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Population

    Running head: HEALTH PROMOTION AMONG DIVERSE POPULATIONS Health Promotion among Diverse Populations Beverly Lewis-English Grand Canyon University Family Centered Health Promotion NRS-429V-0501 October 11, 2015 Health Promotion among Diverse Populations “Two- thirds of all deaths in the Unites States are caused by five major chronic diseases; Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic lower respatory disease, Diabetes and Stroke (Fierro, 2006, p. 1)”. While statistics may be useful, it

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    Application of Community Health & Population-Focused Nursing

    abide by the laws of the state board of nursing in order to practice as a registered nurse. I am also required to provide continuing education credits in order to demonstrate that I am current with new health care policies and standards. As a member of the ANA, I am informed of the changes in health care reform as well as provided with the continued education necessary to maintain a safe scope of practice. Both agencies pertain to my professional nursing practice because I am mandated by the state

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Heath disparities or health inequalities are defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “gaps in health outcomes or determinants between segments of the population”. The CDC has put together the CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report in 2013 to address the many issues concerning the health disparities of minority groups in the United States. One of the minority groups addressed in the report is the African American or black ethnic group that in 2013 comprised of 15% of the

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations Marcia Maris Grand Canyon University NRS-429v November 14, 2015 The purpose of this paper is to discuss the health status of the American Indian/ Alaskan Native (AI/AN). A comparison and contrast of AI/ANs with the national average regarding the health status such as heart disease and strokes will be presented. Multifactorial barriers limiting health, and the overall factors affecting health within this population are identified. Current health

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion among Diverse Populations Eric Valdez Rasmussen University Health Promotion among Diverse Populations As this paper has been researched and written, this nurse has realized that our Hispanic Americans have a profound sense in their culture still imbedded within them to this day. Hispanic socioeconomic status, education background, culture and beliefs impact their health in such tremendous ways that it is difficult to believe that the healthcare system in America didn’t start

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion among Diverse Populations Andrelle Joseph Grand Canyon University NRS-429V Family-Centered Health Promotion Health Promotion among Diverse Populations Gee (2012) suggested that Health is the basic need for the realization and the attainment of higher levels of human development index (HDI). For instance, greater adherence to healthy living conditions handles the occurrence of higher living standards in

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations The Latino population in the United States is expected to increase from 31 million (11% of the population) to 59 million (18% of the population) by 2025. (Betancourt, Carrillo, Green, & Maina, 2004, p. 16) The term Latino refers to a very broad group with distinct nationalities, religions, degrees of naturalization and socioeconomic status. This ethnic group includes any person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish

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    Community Health and Population Focused Nursing Task 1

    TASK 1 Application of Community Health & Population-Focused Nursing AngelitoArguelles WGU Student No. 000476784 A. The community that I have chosen for the assigned community assessment is Broomfield county in the state of Colorado. This particular county is fairly new in its inception. According to the city and county of Broomfield website’s constitutional amendment section (n.d.), the city of Broomfield became the city and county of Broomfield on November 15, 2001. Before then, the

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    Application of Community Health and Population Focused Nursing

    Application of Community Health and Population Focused Nursing VWT Task 1 Cassidi Roberts Western Governors University Community Health and Population Focused Nursing Rated number one for the best place to live in America, McKinney, Texas is “unique by nature” As one of the fastest growing cities in the US, McKinney has a current population of more than 149,000, located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown

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    Assessing Population Health

    Assessing Population Health Introduction: This essay is about assessing a community profile of Lewisham population. The health issue to be discussed is childhood obesity in Lewisham Borough. The essay will define population health, and give a brief overview of childhood obesity. It will give the rationale why the writer decided to write on this issue. The essay will describe the population, and explain briefly why it is important. It will explore the factors that influence this particular

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    Association of Mental Health with Health Care Use and Cost: a Population Study

    The objective of this research is a comparison of health costs from one group consisting of PDs (psychiatric diagnoses) and one group without, using the physician billing data over a nine year period. Upon reviewing the data presented from the research, the most suitable method to be used as an analysis of this study should be mixed between qualitative and quantitative. In order to gain a more in depth understanding of mental health and its association with healthcare cost and use, not only should

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    Application of Community Health and Population Focused Nursing

    Application of Community Health APPLICATION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH & POPULATION-FOCUSED NURSING Ann Coddington Western Governors University Abstract This paper focuses on the health status of Yakima Valley in Washington State from numerous published data and interviews. A. Identification of Community/Windshield Survey This paper focuses on the health status of the Yakima Valley

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    The Health Status of American Indians/Alaskan Natives Aretha Ha Grand Canyon University: NRS-429VN Family-Centered Health Promotion April 10th, 2016 The Health Status of American Indians/Alaskan Natives Did you know that approximately 3.7 million American Indians (AI) and Alaskan Natives (AN) make up 2% of the total U.S. population? This classifies them as one of the smallest racial and ethnic population groups in the U.S. There are 567 federally recognized (AI/AN) tribes and more than

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    Community Health and Population Task 1

    Community Health Survey Task 1 Kinita L. Evans Western Governors University Author Note This paper is being submitted on March 14, 2016, for C228 Community Health and Population Focused Nursing course. Community Health Survey Task 1 Hillsborough County is a county located in the state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,229,226, making it the fourth most populous county in Florida. Its county seat and largest city is Tampa. Hillsborough County is included in the

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    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations

    Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V Health Promotion Among Diverse Populations The United States is a Nation of diverse races and cultures. The population of the United States is broken down into two classifications: the majority and the minority. As of 2014 the majority of individuals living in the US classified themselves as white, which is defined as “a person originating from any of the original people of Europe, the Middle East, or

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    Policy and Advocacy for Population Health

    The Population health issue I have selected is Obesity. It is a serious health problem. Poor dietary habits and physical inactivity are among the factors that lead to obesity. About 70% of American adults are obese or overweight. In 2005, unhealthy diet was responsible for about 350,000 deaths in the United States (Knickman & Kovner, 2015). Our health status is mainly determined by how we live our daily lives. How we interact with the environment in which we live also support our abilities to live

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    Community Health and Population C229

    Application of Community Health & Population-Focused Nursing Western Governors University Measles 1. Describe the Chosen Outbreak Measles is virus with a single-stranded RNA and two membranes: a fusion protein that infuses into the host cell membrane and the hemagglutinin protein that absorbs the virus into the cells. The primary site for invasion is in the epithelium of the nares. Measles is highly contagious and very infectious because it is easily

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    Community Health and Population Focused Nursing Task 2

    Community Health and Population Focused Nursing Task 2 Cecilia D. Vazquez Western Governors University A. Identification of international outbreak The communicable disease that caused an international outbreak is Swine Influenza A which is also known as H1N1. I will be describing the epidemiology and transmission of the outbreak, the effect of the outbreak on my community at a systems level and finally discuss what actions will be appropriate for a community health nurse when confronted

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    Health Promotion Among Black or African Population Gcu

    Health Promotion Among Black or African American Population [Your Name] Grand Canyon University: Family-Centered Health Promotion(NRS-429V) January 10, 2016 Health Promotion Among Black or African American Population The Center for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] (2015) notes that “Starting in 1997, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requires federal agencies to use a minimum of five race categories: White, Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native

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    Unit 5- Population, Resources, Environment, and Health

    Unit 5- Population, Resources, Environment, and Health Soc. 3483.50 Developing Societies Article 37-Is A Green World A Safer World? Not Necessarily, David J. Rothkopf The search for alternatives to oil make the problem of water shortages worse, as suggested in “Is a Green World a Safer World?” There are many consequences of the simultaneous rise and decline of petro-states. In this article the author discusses the possibility that a green world will be a better habitat for humanity. The

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    Promoting Health - Health Inequalities of the Australian Indigenous Population

    Page 1 The World Health Organisation (World Health Organisation, 2008) states that the indigenous peoples of Australia are one of the most disadvantaged indigenous groups in the developed world. The health of the Indigenous population of Australia is an increasingly pressing issue. Current research and statistics reveals great inequality in many areas of health care and health status between the Aboriginal people and the general population of Australia. Couzos and Murray (2008, p. 29) report that

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