Unit VIII Essay
Reflect on ethical and legal issues surrounding world health. Consider what our responsibilities are as global citizens, future health care professionals, and future leaders.
Write an essay that addresses the following issues:
- In your introduction, discuss what the World Health Organization (WHO) is. What is the purpose and mission of the WHO? What are some of the areas of health and health care that they advocate for and advance? What are some of the challenges identified by the WHO in bringing universal health care to countries around the world?
- As a leader in the medical community, do you believe that having universal health care is a basic human right and that you should advocate for universal medical care? Support your position with an example based on legal or ethical perspectives.
- What roles and responsibilities do future leaders have as they relate to universal health care? What leadership styles do you believe are most effective for making changes in health care?
Your essay must be at least two pages in length, not counting the title and reference pages. You are required to use at least one outside source. Adhere to APA Style when constructing this assignment, including in-text citations and references for all sources that are used. Please note that no abstract is needed.