Assignment: Culture and Policy Development
Is it possible for a health policy to fail due to cultural factors? How important is it for the community to get involved with the decision-making process during policy development? After reading your Learning Resources this week, you will recognize the significance in cultural awareness and health policy development. For this Assignment, you consider community engagement in policy development.
To prepare for this Assignment, complete the readings and view the media in your Learning Resources. Consider the importance of beliefs and behaviors when developing health policies.
The Assignment (3 pages):
- Explain the importance of culturally appropriate health policies.
- Explain how one can develop a policy so that it gets the support of the community.
- Explain how you might engage the community to be part of the voice when developing a policy