upstream interventions aimed at the source of a population health problem or benefit

Question Description

The Canadian Best Practices Portal challenges Canadian public health practitioners and researchers to create upstream interventions aimed at the source of a population health problem or benefit. What is being done to address the influences on population health in Canada?

To prepare for this Assignment, review your Learning Resources. Search the Internet and scholarly research for examples of Canadian “upstream interventions” that can be put forth as examples of either effective or ineffective efforts to improve population health.

The Assignment (2–4 pages):

  • Provide a description of an existing intervention in Canada, intended to improve health inequities. Include an explanation of the inequity and how the intervention targets upstream determinants of health.
  • Describe the organizations involved and/or social policies enacted in the implementation of the intervention.
  • Explain whether or not the intervention was/is successful and what lessons public health practitioners can learn from that experience that might improve population health in the United States.
  • Expand on your insights utilizing the Learning Resources.

Use APA formatting for your Assignment and to cite your resources.