Demonstrate community assessments and apply the principles of epidemiology

This discussion board is aligned with the module objective “Demonstrate community assessments and apply the principles of epidemiology.” As part of the discussion you will:
Review the concepts of epidemiology in disease control and prevention (p. 70-78).
Apply ecosocial epidemiology paradigm (macro-level) to one of your chosen diagnosis from module 1 written assignment (p.72).
Diagnosis:
1-Risk of infant mortality among black people in Franklin County in Ohio related to high poverty levels, lack of access to quality healthcare services and high rates of unemployment as evidenced by the high number of mothers who do not receive prenatal care within the first trimester.
2-Risk of HIV/AIDS infection among residents of Franklin County in Ohio as a result of high poverty levels and lack of access to healthcare services that contribute to vices such as drug abuse and commercial sex work as evidenced by the high unemployment rates.
Your initial post must be posted before you can view and respond to colleagues, must contain minimum of two (2) references, in addition to examples from your personal experiences to augment the topic. The goal is to make your post interesting and engaging so others will want to read/respond to it. Synthesize and summarize from your resources in order to avoid the use of direct quotes, which can often be dry and boring. No direct quotes are allowed in the discussion board posts.References:
Initial Post: Minimum of two (2) total references: one (1) from required course materials and one (1) from peer-reviewed references.
Response posts: Minimum of one (1) total reference: one (1) from peer-reviewed or course materials reference per response.
Words Limits
Initial Post: Minimum 200 words excluding references (approximately one (1) page)
Assignment required to use book below, atleast one reference is needed from required course mateiral below:
Community/Public Health Nursing
Author
Mary A. Nies; Melanie McEwen
ISBN
978-0-323-52894-8
Publisher
Elsevier – Health Sciences Division
Publication Date
August 19, 2019

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