Readings: Module 5 Lesson: Public Health and Healthcare Systems (global Settings) Mills, A. (2014). Health care systems in low- and middle-income countries. New England Journal of Medicine, 370, 552–557. doi:10.1056/NEJMra1110897 Riegelman, R., & Kirkwood, B. (2019). Public health 101: Improving Community Health (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning. Chapter 4: Social and Behavioral Sciences and Public Health Turnock, B. J. (2016). Essentials of public health (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning. Chapter 1: What is Public Health? Chapter 2: Measuring Population Health Chapter 3: Public Health and the Health System No unread replies. No replies. Module 5: Case Scenario: Public Health Roles, Functions, and Levels of Prevention As the orientation with your public health agency progresses, you realize how important your organization is to the health and well-being of the surrounding community. The mainstay of the public health system are the public health organizations and agencies at the national, state, and local levels. These organizations are often directly accountable for diverse public health initiatives and programs. Please elaborate what on what you have learned about your agency’s history and how its primary role or function related to health promotion and prevention may have changed over time. What are some of your agency’s main health promotion and prevention activities? If no activities are being conducted, what type of prevention activities do you feel are needed to better address the needs of the agency’s target population? Readings: Module 6 Lesson: Policy and Advocacy: Law, Government and Public Health Riegelman, R., & Kirkwood, B. (2019). Public health 101: Improving Community Health (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning. Chapter 5: Health Law, Policy and Ethics Chapter 12: Public Health Institutions and Systems Turnock, B. J. (2016). Essentials of public health (3rd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning. Chapter 4: Law, Government and Public Health Chapter 5: Twenty-first Century Community Health Practice Module 6: Case Scenario: The Promotion and Protection of Public Health Through Policy No unread replies. No replies. As the orientation with your public health agency continues, you are eager to learn more about public health policy. You have connected with various individuals from your agency who are well versed in this area. Please elaborate on what you have learned about policies that are supporting your agency’s goals. Describe any associated ethical principles that may be involved that consider the rights of individuals and the needs of society. If no policies have been identified, what governmental policies may have a linkage with your agency’s goals?