When politics and medical science intersect, there can be much debate. Sometimes anecdotes or hearsay are misused as evidence to support a particular point.
When politics and medical science intersect
Evidence Base in Design
When politics and medical science intersect, there can be much debate. Sometimes anecdotes or hearsay are misuse d as evidence to support a particular point. Despite these and other challenges. However, evidence-base d approaches are increasingly use to inform health policy decision-making regarding causes of disease, intervention strategies, and issues impacting society. One example is the introduction of childhood vaccinations and the use of evidence-based arguments surrounding their safety.
In this Discussion, you will identify a recently proposed health policy and share your analysis of the evidence in support of this policy.
Firstly, review the Congress website provided in the Resources and identify one recent (within the past 5 years) proposed health policy.
Secondly, review the health policy you identified and reflect on the background and development of this health policy.
Post a description of the health policy you select ed and a brief background for the problem or issue. Explain whether you believe there is an evidence base to support the proposed policy and explain why. Be specific and provide examples.