Issues of Globalization and Health in the Literature – Literature Review
Choose a social determinant of health (SDH)that has been discussed in this unit Choose a population from a culture other than your own, that is susceptible to, or protected from, health problems due to this social determinant ( e.g. lower caste families in India, families living under the poverty line in a western country such as Australia/UK/USA, young women in Pakistan, children in Afghanistan, Syrian refugees, persecuted or ethnic minorities in other countries, elderly population of Okinawa Japan,)
Explain what is a social determinant of health, (using your own words, not just a quotation), with reference to the literature? Name the social determinant and population you have selected.
Analyse the impact(s) of your chosen social determinant of health on the selected population using evidence from the literature.
Discuss how the negative health impacts associated with your selected SDH could be addressed to improve the health of this population or how the health enhancing aspects of your selected SDH could be used to improve the health of others.
The word limits for each sections are guides only based on marking weightings, overall your essay should not exceed