Maternal/Child Health Wk 2
Foundations for Maternal and Child Health
Assignment- Week 2
Define the problem within your chosen case study- Suicide rates in Young Girls. Use the template below to provide a general problem statement for the MCH issue in the case study. In addition, think of your role as a Health Educator in addressing this issue. What would be your role’s job in helping to identify and define this problem?
Case study article: Suicide rates in Young Girls: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/04/22/474888854/suicide-rates-climb-
Your target audience for your presentation will be the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
PART 1: Defining the problem. Answer the following questions/prompts based on the health issue described in the case study article. You will need to research the issue beyond the article to answer the questions/prompts thoroughly.
|Question||Response (in your own words)||Reference|
|What is the public health issue?||The case study article|
|Whose health is impacted by the public health issue? Describe your population.|
|Where is the population most impacted by the public health issue? Describe the location/place.|
|When is the population most impacted by the health issue? Describe the time. This can be in terms of trends in the data.|
|What is contributing to the negative impacts of the public health issue?|
|In one sentence, based on information above, define the problem. The problem definition does not include possible solutions. A problem statement is 1 sentence that includes the population, the issue, and contributing factors.|
|Role Title: Health Educator|
|Summary (approximately 500 words AMA format Cite all sources)|