For this presentation, HIV/AIDS has been select ed as the public topic. The presentation should provide enough information about the topic and the proposed policy that a reasonably educated legislator should be able to make an informed decision.
For this presentation, HIV/AIDS has been selected as the public topic
For this presentation, HIV/AIDS has been selected as the public topic. The presentation should provide enough information about the topic and the propose d policy that a reasonably educate d legislator should be able to make an inform ed decision.
Be sure to consider the various questions that a legislator might have about the issue and proposed policy, such as long-term costs and benefits, potential effects on business and industry (especially those that support politicians’ campaigns), and how the policy will support the health and productivity of state residents.
The presentation should address each of the following points:
Discuss HIV/AIDS as a public health issue Questions to consider:
Who does this health issue affect?
What is the impact of this health issue on the community?
Why does this health issue need to be addressed?
Explain the proposed public health policy. Questions to consider:
Who will be affect ed by this policy?
How will this policy address the health issue?
What will change by enacting this policy?
Evaluate the impacts of the proposed policy. Questions to consider:
Firstly, What are the costs and benefits of the policy?
Secondly, What are the risks of enacting or not enacting the policy?
Thirdly, How will the lives of people who are affect ed by the health issue change if this policy is enact ed?
Create an influential presentation that affects voting behaviors of legislators. Questions to consider:
What information about this policy would potentially affect the voting behavior of legislators from across the political spectrum (e.g. conservative, moderate, liberal, progressive; particularly those who might not support the policy based on political orientation)?
What are the most important messages that legislators need to hear about this policy?
Additionally, How would the constituents of the legislators voting for this policy feel about this policy and a legislator who votes for it?
Further, What information would a legislator need to “sell” the policy to constituents who were perhaps not in favour of adopting the policy?
Finally, The Advocating for Public Health Policy assignment