GLOBAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND CULTURAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH

Module 3 – Case

GLOBAL, ENVIRONMENTAL, AND CULTURAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH

Assignment Overview

Global health is about worldwide improvement of health, reduction of disparities, and protection against global threats that disregard national borders. Regardless of where people live, their cultures and environments influence their health behaviors. In this assignment, you will explore concepts of Global, Environmental, and Cultural Aspects of Health as they relate to an outbreak among your specific target immigrant population.

Case Assignment

  • Construct a table in which you use the PEN-3 Model as your framework to identify cultural influences on health that you must consider in addressing prevention and management of the outbreak among your chosen population.
  • Remember to include cultural factors that increase the occurrences of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks among your population as well as cultural factors that influence vaccination adherence.
  • See the table example provided.
  • Note that in the column on the left you must add what the P, E, and N represent within each domain and clearly address each one.

PEN-3 Domains

PEN-3 Domains

Positive

Negative

Existential

Cultural Identity
P
E
N

Relationships
P
E
N

Cultural Empowerment
P
E
N

 Assignment Expectations

Length: 3 pages, excluding title page and references. You can single-space the table.

Assessment and Grading: Your paper will be assessed based on the performance assessment rubric. You can view it under Assessments at the top of the page. Review it before you begin working on the assignment. Your work should also follow these Assignment Expectations.