Long-term underfunding for public health is a major concern for public health professionals. Budgeting for public health programs is often the task given to public health administrators. Review the reports by Trust for America’s Health, “A funding crisis for public health and safety” and “Promoting Health and Cost Control in States”. Provide an overview of the two reports and include a critical analysis of how you think the two reports are linked. How can public health professionals utilize these reports to create funding opportunities, accurate budgets, or programs as administrators in public health organizations?
PUBLIC HEALTH “A FUNDING CRISIS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY”