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Within public health, the issue of paternalism has become a controversial topic. Questions about the ethics of public health are being asked. The role of ethics in medical practice is now receiving close scrutiny, so it is timely that ethical concepts, such as autonomy and paternalism, be re-examined in their applied context (Med J Aust. 1994). Clinically, patients are treated on a one on one basis, but public health’s obligation is toward the protection and promotion of an entire population’s health.
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Healthcare Introduction The field of public health care has been a topic of utmost importance all over the world. Especially in the cases when any part of the world suffers from any kind of natural calamity like floods, earthquakes or outbreak of some dangerous and infectious disease. This is the one sector that needs major attention. Protecting the lives and improving the health standards of communities with the help of certain measures has been termed as the science behind the public health care. Scores of public sector as well as various non governmental organizations along with the hospitals and medical care centers work all over the world in this direction in order to bring awareness among people and improve their quality of life, thus making the entire world a healthy place.
Introduction Public health is an important aspect of human life and there is need for the healthcare practitioners to ensure that they give proper healthcare services to human beings in ensuring their protection. Public health is an art and a science mandated with the responsibility of preventing disease thereby prolonging life of an individual and promotion of the health through different health organizations, societies, public, and private (Aginam, 2005). The major part of public is dealing in the disease prevention rather than curing since the practitioners believe in the core principle that prevention is better than cure. Even though it gives much weight in the prevention, public health also assists in the treatment of various diseases. This paper gives an elaborate discussion of the ethical concerns of public health and their potential barriers.
Policy development is an act of informing and educating those developed ideas and topics that help the communities and different organizations in their health care efforts. Lastly, assurance utilizes different laws and regulations to help in the aid of protecting the public or environment at risk. It also re-evaluates the laws and regulations to see its effectiveness and its quality (Schneider,
Health Law and Regulations Health care laws and regulations influence the delivery of health care services in the United States. Health regulation and regulations agencies develop and enforce laws to protect and improve the access to affordable health care for all Americans. Regulatory agencies affect health care organizations, health care providers, drug and pharmaceutical companies, and health care research. Role of Regulatory Agencies The role of health care regulatory agencies (Pope, 2010) is to monitor health care facilities, set standards for health care providers, promulgate health information, promote safety, and provide accreditation services to organizations that deliver health care. The health care regulatory agencies have been around for centuries.
PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE: The Public Health Committee is accountable for providing tripper education and training regarding global health ethics, cultural competence, and what to expect in each country we visit. Additionally, the Public Health Committee is responsible for all of our public health projects that are carried out on our trips, including water filter installation, health education presentations, conducting needs assessments in communities, and more. The Public Health Committee is an essential part of GMT's work, on account that it works to further the sustainability, need-specificity, and efficacy of our work as a whole and the impact we have on other communities. Members of this committee, will learn how the public and global health
Public Health is the most important aspect of medicine. My studies in Public Health will go a very long way to help me grasp the proper concepts and tools needed to work with the government to bring sustainable solutions to health care problems faced by various communities today. Public Health issues touch almost every family in the USA today. I know that if the health sector was better funded, better equipped, and better managed, with clear and effective policies, this kind of suffering could been avoided. I want to go into public health because I believe strongly that I can contribute not only to my fellow Americans, but also to people all over the world.
Diagnosing and investigating health problems and health hazards in the community. Informing, educating and empowering the people about health issues. Mobilizing community partnerships to identify and solve health problems. Health assessments also develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts. They also enforce laws and regulations that help protect health and ensure safety (Thivierge, 2016).