Instructions

Using a Health Policy Model to Develop a Change in Policy to Improve the Public’s Health

In a Microsoft Word document of 2-3 pages formatted in APA style, you will focus 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. In your paper, address each of the following criteria:

Use the Longest’s policy cycle model to structure your proposed policy.

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?

On a separate reference page, cite all sources using APA format. Please note that the title and reference pages should not be included in the total page count of your paper.

Use this APA Citation Helper as a convenient reference for properly citing resources.

This handout will provide you the details of formatting your essay using APA style.

You may create your essay in this APA-formatted template.

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