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    1) What is a vulnerable population approach ? How does the vulnerable population approach draw from life-course epidemiology?

    2) Discuss a specific public health problem where a vulnerable population approach may be useful and explain why this is so. Does this replace or complement the other population approaches ?

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    1) What is a vulnerable population approach? How does the vulnerable population approach draw from life-course epidemiology?

    Vulnerable populations represent marginalized groups of people that are excluded and disadvantaged as a result their economic, environmental, social, or cultural characteristics. The life-course perspective recognizes that early-life experiences shape health across an entire ...

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    This solution defines and discusses the uses of vulnerable population approach, as well as a specific public health problem where a vulnerable population approach may be useful.

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