Select a public health issue and write a 750-900 word policy brief that provides a brief summary of the issue, options to solve the issue, and the best way to solve this issue. Select a public health issue from one of the following American Public Health Association websites: Climate Change (https://www.apha.org/topics-and-issues/climate-change) or Topics and Issues (https://www.apha.org/topics-and-issues).
Follow this outline when writing the policy brief:
- Identify issue.
- Background information – (a) Population effected; (b) Local, state or national level; and (c) Evidence about the issues supported by resources
- Problem statement.
- Suggestions for addressing the issue (solutions) – (a) Including necessary stakeholders (government officials, administrator); and (b) Include budget or funding considerations, if applicable
- Impact on the Health Care Delivery System