Evaluation Of The 10 Essential Public Health Services

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This paper is about the evaluation of the 10 essential Public Health Services and how they can be helpful in the prevention of HIV in communities across the nation. In addition, the paper depicts how the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) has been able to incorporate the 10 essential public health services in its fight against HIV disease. The paper will discuss the assessment of the HIV disease situation in Chicago neighborhoods; policy development by the Chicago Department of Public Health and the assurance that solutions to priority problems are based on scientific evidence. Furthermore, the interconnection of the various essential public health service in the prevention and treatment of HIV and the support the department has for the families of their resident that are afflicted with HIV virus will be discussed. Finally, an inferred conclusion will be drawn from my research about the efficiency of the Chicago Department of Public Health and their incorporation of the 10 essential public health functions in their services to those HIV-positive residents in the city of Chicago.

According to the CDC (2015), more than one million people are living with HIV in the United States, and more than 50,000 become newly infected each year. Unfortunately, one in five Americans living with HIV are unaware of their infection. I believe using the strategy which stresses the use of the 10 essential services of public health will help reduce the incidence of HIV in our
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