This essay focuses on a Change in Policy to Improve the Public’s Health.In a Microsoft Word document of 2-3 pages formatted in APA style, you will focus on the methods to develop a change in policy to improve the public’s health by using a health policy model.
Policies are the written or unwritten guidelines that governments, organizations and institutions, communities, or individuals use when responding to issues and situations. They are generally shaped both by logic (e.g., get a medical history before you prescribe medication) and by people’s assumptions about reality, including:
Policies can take different forms, depending upon whose policies they are, and what they refer to. They may be public or private, official or unofficial, expressed or unexpressed. Some common types of policies:
Official policy, in and of itself, can take many forms:
There are numerous instances in the US of unofficial policy guiding lawmaking and other forms of official policymaking.
In a Microsoft Word document of 2-3 pages formatted in APA style, you will focus on the methods to develop a change in policy to improve the public’s health by using a health policy model.
Suppose you want to initiate a policy of taxing sugared sodas/pop/beverages in your community. In your paper, address each of the following criteria:
Firstly, use the Longest’s policy cycle model to structure your proposed policy.
Secondly, that arguments would you use to make the case for the policy?
Thirdly, hat argument(s) would your opponents make?
Further, how would you go about getting buy-in for your proposed policy?