Provide a description of an existing intervention in Canada, intended to improve health inequities.
UPSTREAM APPROACHES TO CANADIAN POPULATION HEALTH
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To prepare for this Assignment, review your Learning Resources. Search the Internet and scholarly research for examples of Canadian “upstream interventions” that can be put forth as examples of either effective or ineffective efforts to improve population health. The Assignment (3 pages): • Provide a description of an existing intervention in Canada, intended to improve health inequities. Include an explanation of the inequity and how the intervention targets upstream determinants of health. • Describe the organizations involved and/or social policies enacted in the implementation of the intervention. • Explain whether or not the intervention was/is successful and what lessons public health practitioners can learn from that experience that might improve population health in the United States. Expand on your insights utilizing the Learning Resources. You must use at least 4 references from below including the Canada transcript before using outside resources. All PDF’s attached in the portal Dinca-Panaitescu, S., Dinca-Panaitescu, M., Bryant, T., Daiski, I., Pilkington, B., & Raphael, D. (2011).
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