The United States And The European Union

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By Day 4, post a brief comparison of the health status of the two EU countries you selected with that of the U.S. In the European Union (EU) cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the main cause of death that affects nearly 1.9 million and 4.35 million in the overall European nations (European Commission, 2006 p. 12). The nations that are composed of the EU are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden (Society for Human Resources Management, 2012). According to the World Health Organization (WHO) 2015 on United States …show more content…

Describe two efforts in those EU countries to reduce health inequities. In Slovenia, policy-makers and stakeholders hosted a discussion conference to address reduction of health inequities by incorporating research base evidence into their policies. This will provide a more precise measurement of the effectiveness of the countries programs implemented at the local, and national level to fund more health reduction outreach, and evidence incorporated policies. Moreover, review some of the various models weaknesses and strengths of organization in carrying out its appropriateness (World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, 2015). For instance, the Slovenia public health leaders applied the social marketing theory aim to change behaviors developed “Let’s Live Healthily” in efforts to reduce CVD and to re-establish social cohesion. The community outreaches includes exercise, cooking, community events walks, and singing along to mobilize the community’s residences to become proactive, a society that been once agriculturist. The success of this outreach, brought about a 52% changes in good nutrition habits over an eight years period and successfully able to rebuilt the once isolation communities (The NSMC, 2010). Figures and data collected outreaches are what public health policy-makers aim to incorporate into

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