Public health issue chosen is childhood obesity. Paper must be submitted as a 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and at least three sources cited in APA format.
Submit your analysis in a letter format that you may use to develop speaker’s notes for your final presentation.
Prompt: Write a letter to a stakeholder to describe and defend your proposed policy.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Evaluation of Policy
A. Discuss the current economic and legal landscape related to your public health issue. To what extent do existing policies (or the lack thereof) have positive or negative impacts to the American healthcare system?
B. Explain your proposed policy using evidence and examples to illustrate. 1. What are the specific operational strategies that you believe are necessary for addressing your chosen issue and why? 2. What role do the major healthcare organizations play in your proposed policy? To what extent can their position in the marketplace be harnessed?
C. Defend your proposed policy for addressing the public health issue with specific research and evidence. 1. How will your proposed public policy improve the American healthcare system in terms of healthcare quality, costs, and accessibility? 2. In what ways is your proposed policy informed by the larger socioeconomic factors that can influence public health?