Choose a significant communicable disease and a location. (The location must be
Choose a significant communicable disease and a location. (The location must be one where the communicable disease occurs. You may wish to discuss the disease at a global level, a national level or in a particular setting such as a slum in Dhaka. The communicable disease may be one that is endemic such as malaria in Bangladesh or you may wish to describe an outbreak which has actually occurred in the last 10 years).
Describe the major impacts of your chosen communicable disease at an individual and a population level. (This should include biological impact as well as broader impact such as impact on society, mental health and the economy).
Analyse and discuss the main barriers that make it difficult to eliminate/reduce the impact of your chosen communicable disease.
Describe and critique ONE ‘solution’ that has been tried. (Provide a brief but clear description of the ‘solution’ and discuss strengths and weaknesses). Make TWO evidence based recommendations to address the communicable disease to reduce it’s impact on your chosen population group in the future.
Name and student number in the page header
In ‘word’ format (or similar) not as a PDF Font size: 12 point
Page numbers in footer
Use double line spacing (including for reference list)
Use Australian English spelling (not American or other countries)
Each new paragraph is clearly indicated by EITHER i) indent first line only or ii) leave a blank line between paragraphs. This should be consistent throughout the entire essay. 1900 – 2100 words
It is acceptable to use diagrams and sub-headings throughout.
Your essay should be backed up with appropriate evidence and peer reviewed literature. Marks will be awarded for taking an analytical approach. A purely descriptive essay will not receive high marks.