Through the first discussion in this unit, you had an opportunity to gain information about policies and programs that support one of the health issues discussed in the course. For this discussion, your goal is to select your health issue and identify the geographic location where you plan to advocate for policies and programs.
Respond to the following:
Describe your population by demographics, numbers affected by the health issue, and details about your population of interest that will help you plan for influencing health outcomes and meeting the needs of your population.
Identify the supports in place related to this health issue politically, economically, and socially.
Identify the barriers to positive outcomes regarding your chosen health issue and population.
Describe existing efforts to address your health issue.