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Guide includes help for Public Health, Health Administration, and similar programs.

Considerations for building a research question:

  1. What is the broad topic? (Problem)
    • Ex. clean drinking water
  2. Who does it impact? Or who could it impact? (Population)
    • Everyone, so I am not too picky here. But maybe later I may want to be more specific, i.e. children
  3. What about it? (Control)
    • Policy changes
  4. When does this matter? At what time are you interested in this topic? (Time)
    • Last five years
  5. Where do you want to focus? (Location)
    • Flint Michigan

What policies have been made in response to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan to ensure clean drinking water for the citizens? What future policies should be considered?

WHO: Public health, environmental and social determinants of health TOPICS

WHO Topics for public health, environmental health, and social determinants of heath.

According to the CDC Prevention Status Report of 2016, the 10 most important public health problems and concerns are (listed alphabetically):

  • Alcohol-related harms
  • Food safety
  • Healthcare-associated infections
  • Heart disease and stroke
  • HIV
  • Motor vehicle injury
  • Nutrition, physical activity and obesity
  • Prescription drug overdose
  • Teen pregnancy
  • Tobacco use