The United States is working with other countries on the “Global Health Security Agenda” which was launched in February 2014 with goals to strengthen countries’ public health capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats. For more details, please review: https://www.kff.org/global-health-policy/issue-brief/the-u-s-government-and-global-health-security/
In this video, we see world leaders address global health challenges in relation to health policies/regulations among other factors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jUIDNoAdk0
More specific to global health security as a policy, Dr. Price, U.S. Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services discusses the role of the U.S. in fostering this policy agenda: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5giVuNKPil0
- Discuss how global policy can impact health programs and services as it relates to environmental sustainability. Conduct an additional literature search as needed to support your perspective.
- Take the Global Health Policy Quiz at http://kff.org/quiz/global-health-policy-quiz/. In at least 1 page, please discuss how well you did (or didn’t do). Which answers surprised you? What did you learn? How will you use your new level of awareness?
Length: 2–3 pages (excluding the cover page and reference list), double-spaced.
Assessment and Grading: Your paper will be assessed based on the performance assessment rubric. You can view it under Assessments at the top of the page. Review it before you begin working on the assignment. Your work should also follow these Assignment Expectations.