Case Studies in Public and Community Health presents 14 classroom-tested case study scenarios, including background information and discussion questions. The overall purpose of the book is to help students understand that public health practice occurs in a social content, and is subject to all the complexities of a social environment. The book can be used as a textbook supplement to Jo Fairbanks William H Wiese's,The Public Health Primer (SAGE, 1997); it can also be used on its own, or as a supplement to other textbooks in the field.
Case Study #1: Basic Terms in Epidemiology
Case Study #15: Health Promotion Program Evaluation
This case study will use the information developed in Case Study #14. You and your colleagues at the IHS service unit have prepared a draft health program plan to address diabetes mellitus in Pueblo Bonito. Today, you are all meeting to discuss how the evaluation component will be developed for the plan. You realize that evaluation is somewhat difficult to understand and incorporate into programs, and you want to know more about it. The meeting begins with a question about what evaluation ...