Epidemiology and Health Statistics
The 10 Essential Public Health Services describe the public health activities that all communities should undertake. Throughout the course, you will consider all of those services. You will begin working on the report by applying what you have learned about Public Health, Epidemiology, and Health Statistics.
- Describe the epidemiology of measles.
- Identify three factors that have contributed to the global resurgence of measles.
- Compare and contrast statistics regarding measles globally, in the United States, and in your state (identify the state about which you are writing).
- Summarize continuing challenges to measles control in the United States.
Length: 3–4 pages, excluding title page In-text citations and references: Be sure that all information and ideas in your papers are supported by in-text citations, with corresponding references at the end of the paper and references.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014). Measles (Rubeola): For Healthcare Professionals. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/measles/hcp/index.html
World Health Organization. (2009). Response to measles outbreaks in measles mortality reduction settings: Immunization, vaccines and biologicals. Available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK143959/ (web-friendly version) or at http://www.who.int/immunization/documents/diseases/measles_who_ivb_09_03/en/ (downloadable pdf version)