Hca 415 week 2 discussion ( infectious versus chronic diseases ) – a

Infectious vs. Chronic Diseases
Part I:


o    Describe which currently has the largest impact on the nation’s health: infectious diseases or chronic diseases?

o    Explain your response using epidemiological measures and supportive evidence from academic research.

Part II

o    Analyze how public health upholds individual rights while protecting societal rights through preservation strategies of both types of disasters (e.g., adding fluoride to water to prevent dental carries).

o    Discuss the ethical issues associated with the role of public health in protecting societal rights as well as individual rights.

Utilize at least two scholarly sources (one could be the textbook) to support your points. 


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