Role of Communities
Overview of the perspective
What is community?
Class exercise #1: Setting priorities for
Oregon Medicaid program
Limits to this perspective
Overview of the Perspective
Chapter 10: Public Health and the
Role of Government in Health Care
Efforts made by communities to cope with
health problems that arise when people
live in groups.
Control transmission of communicable
Maintain sanitary envir
Health Promotion and Education
What is health promotion/education?
Is promotion/education a priority?
Dispelling 4 myths
Examples of health education
Is health promotion worth it?
What is health
Science and art
Regulators of Big Business
Regulation of Big Business
Food and Drug Administration
Drug development and drug review
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public
health by assuring the safe
Regulation of Individual Behavior
Regulation of Behavior
What is regulation?
Why does government regulate?
Examples in health care.
History of smoking regulations.
Controlling individual behavior seven
stages to regulation.
What is Regulation?
Evidence of disparities
Womens health movement
Health education campaigns
Key policy issues: HPV vaccine and
Health Insurance Coverage and Federal Subsidy
Assistance Under the New Health Reform Law