(Discuss this public health project in terms of systems thinking. As you discuss this, keep in mind that systems thinking can both avoid negative things (such as unintended consequences and siloed or limited thinking) as well as have positive effects (such as discovering commonalities and interrelationships and fostering synergy, innovation, and collaboration).more emphasis on no.
Answer the following Questions:
1.Describe the Guinea worm health issue in terms of the ecological model.
2. Diagram a logic model for the Guinea worm eradication project.
3. Explain the strengths of using a systems approach to this health problem. In particular, discuss the ways in which unintended consequences be predicted or avoided with the systems approach. What other positive effects might arise from effective systems thinking in this instance?
4. Discuss any potential weaknesses or difficulties in applying the systems approach to this public health problem.
Use these Reference only:
1. The Carter Center: Guinea Worm Eradication Program
Further information on the Guinea worm eradication program is provided on this Web page on the Carter Center Web site.
2. W. K. Kellogg Foundation. (2004). Logic model development guide. Battle Creek, MI: Author. Retrieved from http://www.wkkf.org/resource-directory/resource/2006/02/wk-kellogg-foundation-logic-model-development-guide
The Kellogg Foundation’s Logic Model Development Guide provides descriptions and examples of logic models that can be useful in many planning activities within public health. Refer to this guide as you complete this week’s Application assignment, in which you and your group are asked to create a logic model.
Please apply the Application Assignment Rubric when writing the Paper.
I. Paper should demonstrate an excellent understanding of all of the concepts and key points presented in the texts.
II. Paper provides significant detail including multiple relevant examples, evidence from the readings and other sources, and discerning ideas.
III. Paper should be well organized, uses scholarly tone, follows APA style, uses original writing and proper paraphrasing, contains very few or no writing and/or spelling errors, and is fully consistent with doctoral level writing style.
IV. Paper should be mostly consistent with doctoral level writing style.