Explain how global health issues impact local healthcare organizations
The Matrix is in Landscape Orientation. Use this link to format your Assignment which includes using different
orientations in the same document. This is required.
Use this order. Submit 1 combined file:
Part 1: (1-2 page, single or double space)
Part 2: (1-page double space)
Introductory paragraph. State the purpose of the paper in the last sentence.
Response based on criteria in assignment and grading rubric (1-page double space)
One paragraph conclusion
Note: The title page, introduction paragraph, conclusion paragraph, and reference page does not count toward
the 2-3-page limit. At least 1 complete page is required for both Part 1 and Part 2. Up to ½ page over is
acceptable for both Part 1 and Part 2.
Review the requirements for submitting Assignments posted in a previous Announcement.
Use APA format for all parts of the Assignment including for the title page, references in text, and reference list.
The purpose of the paper must be stated in one concise statement and is specific to the assignment.
Include a conclusion at the end of your paper before your reference page.
All paragraphs must have 3 or more sentences.
If you talk about a possible poor health outcome, do you believe that outcome will occur? Do you believe eye
contact and personal contact should be avoided?
You would have a difficult time practicing as a nurse if you believed these to be true. But they are very real
beliefs in some cultures.
Differences in cultural beliefs, subcultures, religion, ethnic customs, dietary customs, language, and a host of
other factors contribute to the complex environment that surrounds global healthcare issues. Failure to
understand and account for these differences can create a gulf between practitioners and the public they
In this Assignment, you will examine a global health issue and consider the approach to this issue by the
United States and by one other country.
Review the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global health agenda and select one global health issue to
focus on for this Assignment.
Select at least one additional country to compare to the U.S. for this Assignment.
Reflect on how the global health issue you selected is approached in the U.S. and in the additional country you
Review and download the Global Health Comparison Matrix provided in the Resources.
The Assignment: (1- to 2-page Global Health Comparison Matrix; 1-page Plan for Social Change)
Part 1: Global Health Comparison Matrix
Focusing on the country you selected and the U.S., complete the Global Health Comparison Matrix. Be sure to
address the following:
Consider the U.S. national/federal health policies that have been adapted for the global health issue you
8/5/2020 Order 323959896
selected from the WHO global health agenda. Compare these policies to the additional country you selected
Explain the strengths and weaknesses of each policy.
Explain how the social determinants of health may impact the global health issue you selected. Be specific and
Using the WHO’s Organization’s global health agenda as well as the results of your own research, analyze
how each country’s government addresses cost, quality, and access to the global health issue selected.
Explain how the health policy you selected might impact the health of the global population. Be specific and
Explain how the health policy you selected might impact the role of the nurse in each country.
Explain how global health issues impact local healthcare organizations and policies in both countries. Be
specific and provide examples.
Part 2: A Plan for Social Change
Reflect on the global health policy comparison and analysis you conducted in Part 1 of the Assignment and the
impact that global health issues may have on the world, the U.S., your community, as well as your practice as a
In a 1-page response, create a plan for social change that incorporates a global perspective or lens into your
local practice and role as a nurse leader.
Explain how you would advocate for the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into your local practice
and role as a nurse leader.
Explain how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens might impact your local practice and role as a
Explain how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into your local practice as a nurse leader
represents and contributes to social change. Be specific and provide examples.