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Short Essay Guide on International Public Health Responses.

How do various countries deal with public health issues? Write a short (one or two page) essay in response to this question.

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One organizational idea might be to discuss general public health situations and practices in various continents (highlighting one country in each), because the one-page length requirement is not enough space to go into detail about many different countries. So you might begin like this:

"In order to give a brief overview of public health issues around the globe, I would like to highlight the current situations one can find in certain countries in the Americas, Africa, Europe, and Asia. While this paper cannot explain all health-related topics in all nations, the examples I chose were ones that showed me how different public health concerns might be compared with our concerns in (name your country)."

Then you might try picking just one health issue in each country, a "highlight" if you will. Write one paragraph on each situation. For instance, here are some suggestions that will have a lot of easily-accessible information online, because they are ...

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This solution presents detailed guidance for the student seeking to compose a short essay on how nations around the world respond to public health issues. The organizational and topical suggestions lay a foundation for a 1 to 2 page paper, but can also serve as the skeleton for a more expansive work. Suggested health topics range from vaccination issues to SARS and AIDS.