Social Determinants of Global Health and Health Equity Infographic
In public health, it is common and extremely useful to convey a message through a visual. The purpose of this assignment is to take what you have learned thus far on poverty, health, the burden of infectious and communicable diseases, and their impact on global health’s mortality and morbidity rates, and create a visual to represent a health issue in a lower- to middle-income country.
Part 1: Select a health issue in a lower- to middle-income country to design an infographic for the Minister of Health to help depict the definitions of the following words that can be utilized to design or incorporate in laws and policies:
- Health Equity
- Gender Equity
- Gender Equality
Part 2: In 250-500 words, provide a background of the health issue. In the background, discuss the cause of the selected issue. Explain why this issue should be addressed. Evaluate how social and economic inequalities impact how the health issue is addressed.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.