Introduction to environmental health

a. Review the problem worksheet. Here you will list and map the causes of the assigned public health problem in your target population by considering the following. You can categorize the causes as direct and indirect, and as risk and protective factors. Weigh the factors and determine which ones are the primary factors, modifiable or non-modifiable factors. You may be assigned a case study to identify the following risk factors that creates your target audience environment. (25 points) Genetic or biological factors Psychological factors Behaviors (e.g., life style and food choices) Factors in the physical environment (e.g., a lack of transportation, pollution, occupational environment, hygiene and sanitation, hand washing) Factors in the social environment (e.g., social support, or policy, government program) b. Submit SWOT analysis of the problem which may address the following. You may be assigned a case study to conduct a SWOT analysis. (25 points) How relevant is the problem that concerns public health? Where does the problem fit in public health priorities? What knowledge is available to ameliorate the problem, and do you have access to that information? What is the state of relevant technology, medication, research, vaccine? Does public health initiatives have the human, technical and financial resources to address the problem? What activities can you do in-house, (e.g., advocacy, education, research or campaigning)? What work is already underway to address the problem, and who is doing that work? What gaps exist? What political support and resistance surrounds the problem? What organizations or activities affect the problem indirectly? Are there ethical concerns associated with any of the possible interventions? – The case study is based on the population of African American diabetic population in Miami-Dade county. Please use the empty document format attached to do the assignment. the instruction is provided above with examples on how to do it