Wow! What a time to be taking this class!! A global pandemic and a race crisis that some deem a public health issue.
What do you think?
“Long overdue”: Lawmakers declare racism a public health emergency
Black and Brown Americans are susceptible to higher rates of infant mortality, heart disease and even an advanced aging process…and now Covid 19.
Read in The Guardian: https://apple.news/A_QdM0uthQYK31VVyQ6_fBw (Links to an external site.)
Should we view social structures that promote poor health as a public health issues?ie does race or socioeconomic status in itself impact health? (2 pts)
Give an example of a health outcome that occurs more in minority populations and support your answer.(3pts)
Clarity and analysis (2pts)