Essential Public Health Services

Essential Public Health Services.

Assignment: Using the CDC’s Ten Essential Public Health Services, select two of ten (below) essential services as a basis for your research and discussion. Write a 1-2 page paper regarding the background and impact of the selected services on the field of public health, as well as the relevance to community health assessments. Include at least two scholarly references. Use the Online Library resources available through EU, the World Wide Web and the links below to identify public health programs that are focused on your selected essential services in relation to community health issues: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dch/programs/healthycommunitiesprogram/ http://www.naccho.org/topics/hpdp/ https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/educational-and-community-based-programs The 10 Essential Public Health Services 1. Monitor health status to identify community health problems 2. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community 3. Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues 4. Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems 5. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts 6. Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety 7. Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable 8. Assure a competent public health and personal healthcare workforce 9. Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services 10. Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems

Essential Public Health Services