Using a Health Policy Model to Develop a Change in Policy to Improve the Public's Health
This assignment focuses on the methods to develop a change in policy to improve the public's health by using a health policy model.
Suppose you want to initiate a policy of taxing sugared sodas/pop/beverages in your community. Use the Longest's policy cycle model to ponder the following questions:
• What arguments would you use to make the case for the policy?
• What argument(s) would your opponents make?
• How would you go about getting buy-in for your proposed policy?
• What stakeholder groups need to be involved in promoting your policy?
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.