Scholar-Practitioner Project Assignment: The Focus Group Protocol As a public health professional, it is likely that you will conduct focus groups as part of community health assessments. Focus groups are….
Write a report using the Driving forces, Pressures, States, Exposures, Effects and Actions (DPSEEA) framework to analyse the impact of an environmental health issue from in a specific region.
Write a report using the Driving forces, Pressures, States, Exposures, Effects and Actions (DPSEEA) framework to analyse the impact of an environmental health issue from in a specific region. Describe the links between cause and effect and develop actions to target the chosen issue. Please follow the task instructions below. Instructions: Choose a SPECIFIC geographical region in the world (such as a suburb, city, state, region, country) facing the impact of an environmental health issues CAUSED by one of the following: – Unsafe drinking water/Water insecurity/Sanitation – Solid waste and Hazardous/toxic substances management – Housing and the built environment (including noise and traffic accidents) – Disasters due to natural or man-made hazards – Food security and safety – Vector-borne disease – Climate and geography – Ocean pollution WHO DPSEEA framework link: World Health Organization. (2002). Health in sustainable development planning: the role of indicators (No. WHO/HDE/HID/02.11, pp 107-120). World Health Organization. https://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/IndicatorsChapter7.pdf?ua=1 Write a report of the environmental health issue impacting your chosen region addressing the following key points: o Describe and link each of the Driving forces, Pressures, State changes, Exposures, Effects and current Actions relevant to the impact of the environmental health issue in the chosen region. o Identify and describe any vulnerable populations that are disproportionately affected by the problem. PUBH6002_Assessment 2 Brief_Environmental risk Report Page 3 of 10 o What are the legislative and regulatory measures intended to control this health risk at the national, regional, and local levels? o Identify and describe any social, political, or economic influences that are not captured by the DPSEEA framework. o Research and discuss the gaps in management in different sectors (Government and non-government) that triggered the environmental health issue in the chosen region (based on your framework investigation). o What is the role of existing health agencies and other agencies, key stakeholders including community groups, critical infrastructure addressing the environmental health issue? o Based on your findings, review and analyse the literature related to the environmental health issue and propose 3-4 evidence-based recommendations addressing the gaps in current policy, regulation, and management in your chosen region. Referencing It is essential that you use appropriate APA style for citing and referencing research. Please see more information on referencing here https://library.torrens.edu.au/academicskills/apa/tool Submission Instructions Submit this task via the Assessment 2 link. Please save your Assessment and submit it as the title of your submission using the following naming convention: subj code_Module#_surname_first name initial_assessment title E.g. PUBH6002_M2_Jones_S_case study Academic Integrity Declaration I declare that except where I have referenced, the work I am submitting for this assessment task is my own work. I have read and am aware of Torrens University Australia Academic Integrity Policy and Procedure viewable online at http://www.torrens.edu.au/policies-and-forms I am aware that I need to keep a copy of all submitt