Capstone Papers-Reflect on how societal trends influence health policy and advocacy work.
you examined how media such as news reports, articles, books, and films can impact health policies. Societal trends also can impact public health policy.
Examples of societal trends include fracking (hydraulic fracturing), Affordable Health Care Act, and Food Politics. The public health policies that are formulated from these trends can impact social change.
What other societal trends have produced large changes? How did these trends impact public health and public health policy?
Review the Berman and Blacksher articles, as well as the following websites: Act Up, American Cancer Society, Food Politics, Gasland, HealthCare.gov, and Partners in Health. Reflect on how societal trends influence health policy and advocacy work.