For this discussion, please complete the following:
- Describe a significant health issue in your community or state.
- Compare its significance to the national priorities of Healthy People 2020 (Links to an external site.) goals (is it a national priority or just one found in your state or community).
- Explain what type of effort it will take to fully address the issue (e.g., leadership skills, financing, organizational buy-in, stakeholders, perceptions, barriers, etc.)
- Evaluate the efforts you can take to address this issue. As a public health practitioner, consider what your role might be, such as:
- Will you develop, lead or be part of a public health program to address the issue?
- Will you work on financing, organizational buy-in, or stakeholders?
- What are you going to do to address this concern?