Policy To Improve The Public’s Health
Policy To Improve The Public’s Health Discussion 6
Using a Health Policy Model to Develop a Change in Policy to
Improve the Public’s Health
This assignment focuses on the methods to develop a change in
policy to improve the public’s health by using a health policy
Suppose you want to initiate a policy of taxing sugared
sodas/pop/beverages in your community. Use the Longest’s
policy cycle model to ponder the following questions:
What arguments would you use to make the case for the policy?
What argument(s) would your opponents make?
How would you go about getting buy-in for your proposed policy?
What stakeholder groups need to be involved in promoting your
Submit your response in a 2-page Microsoft Word document (500
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