Epidemiology and Health Statistics
In this assignment, you will establish the foundation for measles intervention and prevention activities for the intended population in your area. You will apply what you have learned about Public Health, Epidemiology, and Health Statistics.
- Identify a prevalent immigrant population in your county/state.
- Describe demographic information (i.e., size of the population, educational level, family size, income, etc.) of the selected group within your county/state.
- Summarize communicable diseases that affect the population at a disproportionate rate.
- Provide a literature review of studies that targeted your selected population for communicable disease interventions/programs.
SLP Assignment Expectations
Length: 3–4 pages, excluding title page and references. In-text citations and references: Be sure that all information and ideas in your papers are supported by in-text citations, with corresponding references at the end of the paper.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014). Measles (Rubeola): For Healthcare Professionals. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/measles/hcp/index.html
World Health Organization. (2009). Response to measles outbreaks in measles mortality reduction settings: Immunization, vaccines and biologicals. Available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK143959/ (web-friendly version) or at http://www.who.int/immunization/documents/diseases/measles_who_ivb_09_03/en/ (downloadable pdf version)