Identify, research, and read about a public health issue of your interest. Based on your research, express your views on the following:
What is the difference between public health and individual health?
How does the system of health care delivery in the United States support the goals of public health?
Is the health issue identified by you during the research being adequately addressed? Why or why not?
What initiatives are in place to address your identified public health issue? Explain at least two such initiatives.
What are the risks or social factors associated with your identified health issue?
How are the three levels of government (national, state, and local) working together to address your identified health issue?
The public health issue of interest should be childhood obesity.