Evaluate your perception of health and illness in the community in which you work/live.


• Evaluate your perception of health and illness in the community in which you work/live. Include an experiential experience of how you either observed or where involved in a stereotyping experience and how this impacted the health care of the patient, family or community. Also, describe a specific situation where you were involved or observed health care inequalities for one the vulnerable populations identified on page 77 of your textbook and describe the inequity that was avoidable, unfair or unjust. Groups include: ethnic, religious, racial, tribal minorities, immigrants, refugees and internally displaced people, prisoners, persons with mental illnesses, physical impairments and older persons. (Review Chapter 4.3 – 4.3C Health of Vulnerable Populations pg 77-83 before addressing this prompt). Your paper will be graded as follows:

Inclusion of current statistics 30%
Identification of a specific experiential experience of stereotyping and how this influenced their health care 30%
Example of health inequity your have observed related to vulnerable group as described in the text book. 30%
This paper must have:
• a title page
• an abstract
• an introduction and conclusion
• references:
o be sure to include the textbook and citations.
o interviews can be used for information.
o cite in the paper.
The body of your paper should 3 pages.
Use WORD, and be sure to use standard English grammar and spelling.

Introduction to Global Health, 2nd edition, Kathryn H. Jacobsen, MPH, PhD, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2014.
ISBN: 9781449688349

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