Using the Population Health Approach on Recent Public Health Issues
- Journal Article
Teaching Strategy Description:
Students are asked to find a Canadian news article about a health issue that has occurred in the last two years, identify the population, and write a 7-10 page paper using Hamilton and Bhatti (1995) Population Health Approach. Students include dimensions of how (strategies), who (levels of action), and what (determinants of health), and use 2-5 scholarly articles to support their position.
- Third-year Community and Population Health theory course
Hamilton, N., & Bhatti, T. (1995). Population health promotion: An integrated model of population health and health promotion. Working Paper, Ottawa, ON: Health Promotion Development Division, Health Canada. http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ph-sp/php-psp/php2-eng.php.
Submitted by: Dr. Tracey Rickards, University of New Brunswick