Global Healthcare Issues: cultural beliefs in healthcare

Global Healthcare Issues: cultural beliefs in healthcare

Global healthcare issues are surrounded by differences in cultural beliefs. Subcultures, religion, ethnic customs, dietary customs, language, and a host of other factors also surround global healthcare. Failure to understand and account for these differences can create a gulf between practitioners and the public they serve. Examine a global health issue and consider the approach to this issue by the United States and by one other country

Review the World Health Organization’s (WHO) global healthcare issues agenda and select one global health issue to focus on for this Assignment. Select at least one additional country to compare to the U.S. for this Assignment.

Review and download the Global Health Comparison Matrix provided in the Resources and determine cultural beliefs in healthcare.

Global Health Comparison Matrix sheet: Global healthcare issues

Focusing on the country you selected and the U.S., complete the Global Health Comparison Matrix. Be sure to address the following: -Consider the U.S. national/federal health policies that have been adapted for the global healthcare issues you selected from the WHO global health agenda. First, Compare these policies to the additional country you selected for study. Further, explain the strengths and weaknesses of each policy in relation to cultural beliefs in healthcare.

Social determinants of health

Explain how the social determinants of health may impact the global health issue you selected. Be specific and provide examples.

Using the WHO’s Organization’s global healthcare issues agenda as well as the results of your own research, analyze how each country’s government addresses the following:

a. cost

b. quality

c. access to the global health issue selected.

Explain how the health policy you selected might impact the global healthcare issue of the global population. Be specific and provide examples. Furthermore, explain how the health policy you selected might impact the role of the nurse in each country. Additionally, explain how global health issues impact local healthcare organizations and policies in both countries. Be specific and provide examples.

A Plan for Social Change: Global healthcare issues

Reflect on the global health policy comparison and analysis you conducted in Part 1 of the Assignment. Outline the impact that global healthcare issues may have on the world, the U.S., your community, as well as your practice as a nurse leader. Additionally, in a 1-page response, create a plan for social change. It should incorporate a global perspective or lens into your local practice and role as a nurse leader. Morever, explain how you would advocate for the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into your local practice and role as a nurse leader. Morever, explain how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens might impact your local practice and role as a nurse leader. Finally, explain how the incorporation of a global perspective or lens into your local practice as a nurse leader represents and contributes to social change.