What are some significant (recent?) historical events that have shaped the current situation in this country?

This is an individual assignment which will put your research skills to work.

Setting: You are assigned to a country as a consultant to effect a “high impact” change in behavior that will result in a significant chance to change health outcomes for the population of your country. Before heading off to this country, you will research this country from existing data sources in order to understand the “lay of the land” before you journey to the country. This assignment will be the result of your research and evaluation of these data.

This assignment is based on a country of your choice.
When completing this assignment, you must provide references, from peer-reviewed articles from Killam Library databases to discuss interventions and action in global health development, in current APA format.

Executive Summary: Create a 2-3 page overview of the contents of this briefing paper.
Introduction: Briefly introduce this country, allude to some of the more significant parts of your investigation.

Geography: Include some kind of map, topography information and major land features and cities.
What are some significant (recent?) historical events that have shaped the current situation in this country?

Model Elements: Governance, policies and interventions, government expenditures for health care, education, etc.

Physical environment, natural resources, resource use, treaties, protocols, carbon production.
Employment and working conditions, population income, land use, water, food demand.
Individual factors, genetics, fertility, mortality, literacy.
Healthy behaviors, leading causes of mortality, life expectancy, this may turn out to be “unhealthy behaviors”.

Social environment, education infrastructure, funding for social services.
Healthy child development, schooling, cultural practices such as FGM, initiation rites, arranged marriage.
Access to health services, location, cost relative to income, “attended births”, “nationalized health care
Summary, What are the challenges for this country? What are its assets? Priorities in your mind for health and improving health and quality of life for the population?