Review an overview of the country as well as the available public health services
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Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
Utilize economic principles in decision making.
Use planning and prioritization to achieve organizational goals.
Course outcomes addressed in this Assignment:
PU550-2:Apply economic principles to health care decision making.
PC 2.1: Achieve goals through planning and prioritization.
In this scenario you have been hired by the World Health Organization. As a leader in the organization you have been assigned to assess a small developing nation and determine the most cost effective public health solutions to improve overall health in the country. You need to select public health options that will allow you to help the most people. You have a budget of $700 million, you cannot divide services in half as a means of cutting cost and you cannot go over budget.
Review an overview of the country as well as the available public health services using this document:
Economic Health Decision Making Data
Use the Unit 5 Assignment Submission Template to indicate your selections and write your narrative. Follow the directions on the template.
Completely fill out the selection chart – indicating each choice selected and the reason the selection was made.
Completely fill out the “not selected” chart – indicating each item not selected and your reasoning for not selecting. “Doesn’t fit in the budget” is not a sufficient reason for not selecting an option.
The narrative should be included with the template and not as a separate document.