examine a global health issue and consider the approach to this issue by the United States and by one other country.

  • Review  the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global health agenda and select one global health issue to focus on for this Assignment.
  • Select  at least one additional country to compare to the U.S. for this  Assignment.
  • Reflect      on how the global health issue you selected is approached in the U.S. and  in the additional country you selected.


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· https://www.who.int/about/vision/global_health_agenda/en/

The Assignment: (1- to 2-page Global Health Comparison Matrix; 1-page Plan for Social Change)

Part 1: Global Health Comparison Matrix

Focusing on the country you selected and the U.S., complete the Global Health Comparison Matrix. Be sure to address the following:

  • Consider      the U.S. national/federal health policies that have been adapted for the      global health issue you selected from the WHO global health agenda.      Compare these policies to the additional country you selected for study.
  • Explain      the strengths and weaknesses of each policy.
  • Explain      how the social determinants of health may impact the global health issue      you selected. Be specific and provide examples.
  • Using      the WHO’s Organization’s global health agenda as well as the results of      your own research, analyze how each country’s government addresses cost,      quality, and access to the global health issue selected.
  • Explain      how the health policy you selected might impact the health of the global      population. Be specific and provide examples.
  • Explain      how the health policy you selected might impact the role of the nurse in      each country.
  • Explain      how global health issues impact local healthcare organizations and      policies in both countries. Be specific and provide examples.

Part 2: A Plan for Social Change

Reflect on the global health policy comparison and analysis you conducted in Part 1 of the Assignment and the impact that global health issues may have on the world, the U.S., your community, as well as your practice as a nurse leader.

In a 1-page response, create a plan for social change that incorporates a global perspective or lens into your local practice and role as a nurse leader.

  • Explain      how you would advocate for the incorporation of a global perspective or      lens into your local practice and role as a nurse leader.
  • Explain      how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens might impact your      local practice and role as a nurse leader.
  • Explain      how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into your local      practice as a nurse leader represents and contributes to social change. Be      specific and provide examples.

The Assignment: (2–3 pages)Based on the program or policy evaluation you selected, complete the HealthcareProgram/Policy Evaluation Analysis Template. Be sure to address the following:Describe the healthcare program or policy outcomes.How was the success of the program or policy measured?How many people were reached by the program or policy selected?How much of an impact was realized with the program or policy selected?At what point in program implementation was the program or policy evaluationconducted?What data was used to conduct the program or policy evaluation?What specific information on unintended consequences was identified?What stakeholders were identified in the evaluation of the program or policy?Who would benefit most from the results and reporting of the program or policyevaluation? Be specific and provide examples.Did the program or policy meet the original intent and objectives? Why or whynot?Would you recommend implementing this program or policy in your place ofwork? Why or why not?Identify at least two ways that you, as a nurse advocate, could become involvedin evaluating a program or policy after 1 year of implementation.

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