Discussion Question to Answer: Â
Select a public health issue that could be addressed with a policy change. Identify key stakeholders related to this policy issue and describe how you would solicit input and gather feedback. Why is it important to engage stakeholders in the policy process? What roles and responsibilities could these stakeholders have in the policy process?
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“Evaluating the Health Impact of Large-Scale Public Policy Changes: Classical and Novel Approaches,” by Basu, Meghani, and Siddiqi, from Annual Review of Public Health (2017).
“Section 3: Social Planning and Policy Change,” from “Chapter 5: Choosing Strategies to Promote Community Health and Development,” in the Community Assessment toolkit, located on the Community Tool Box website.https://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/assessment/promotion-strategies/social-planning-policy-change/main
“The Challenge of Complexity in Evaluating Health Policies and Programs: The Case of Women’s Participatory Groups to Improve Antenatal Outcomes,” by Van Belle, Rifkin, and Marchal, from BMC Health Services Research (2017).https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih
“Brief 1: Overview of Policy Evaluation,” from Step-by-Step â€“ Evaluating Violence and Injury Prevention Policies, located on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.