Module 3 – SLP

The Global Economy and its Impact on Human Health

Foundation for this assignment

Policy makers in countries around the world should pay special attention to globalization processes and policies in order to address some of the structural causes of chronic diseases worldwide, especially among groups with low socioeconomic status (WHO, 2013).

Task for this assignment

In a 3-page paper ….

  • Describe how globalization has impacted human health in the United States.
  • Describe a disparity in spending when it comes to health between the population to which you belong and the population you chose in Module 1.
  • Compare and contrast “responsiveness” (quality of treatment and meeting the people’s needs) of health programs and services between these two populations.

SLP Assignment Expectations

In order to earn full credit

You must clearly show that you have read the module homepage and the required background materials that relate to this assignment. You are welcome to do research in addition to — but not instead of — the required readings.

Please write your paper in your own words. That is the only way I can evaluate your level of understanding.

Even though the papers must be written in your own words, you are required to use scholarly and professional sources to support your statement. Cite sources for any statement of fact or idea that is not common knowledge. You must cite the sources within the body of the paper and include a reference list at the end of the paper.

Quotes are very rarely needed; if necessary, they should comprise much less than 10% of a paper and must be in quotation marks and properly cited.

Draw upon a broad base of scholarly literature to support your statements. Web sites and fact sheets may be a useful starting point; however, you are expected to locate peer-reviewed readings on your topic from the electronic library.

Wikipedia is not an acceptable source of information. Use credible, professional, and scholarly sources such as peer-reviewed journal articles from the Online Library, and government, university, or nonprofit organizations’ Web sites.

 

Required Reading

Heymann, J. (2010). Global health and social policy. Video retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbzM9wAMIVg

Labonté, R, & Schrecker, T. (2007). Globalization and social determinants of health: the role of the global marketplace (part 2 of 3). Globalization and Health, 3(6), 1-17. Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1744-8603-3-6.pdf

 

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