Development of Public Health

History and Development of Public Health

Identify a public health problem that has existed for more than five years. Use the Capella library to search for articles related to your selected issue; helpful links are provided in Resources. Answer the following questions:

  • How has this issue affected the health and well-being of a population?
  • What is an example of a key event that drew attention to this public health issue?
  • Why did you choose this issue?
  • What are public health organizations doing to address the issue? Is it making a difference?