Compare and contrast the impact of social determinants of health on one vulnerable group in two different countries of the world. Discuss how society has changed in these countries since the emergence of HIV/AIDS and what the impact has been on the chosen vulnerable group.
Chosen vulnerable group:
Choose two countries from within the regions of the world:
- China and Australia
Chosen social determinants to consider.
- Living environment
- Health care system
The essay should build an argument that demonstrates original thinking and analysis as well as an understanding of different and diverse social and cultural perspectives.
- Briefly summarise the nature of HIV in the two chosen countries with reference to the patterns of transmission (You should NOT discuss the physiological mechanism of disease).
- Provide an overview of the impact of the social determinants of health in the context of HIV/AIDS in relation to one vulnerable group in the two countries.(DEFINITION OF SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH)
- Indicate the changes that have occurred in these two countries in relation to the chosen vulnerable group.
- Include definitions of key terms to be used in the body of the essay and provide an outline of the key points to be discussed, clearly setting up the structure for the body of the essay.
Impact of social determinants:
Should cover your understanding of the impact of the social determinants of health in the context of HIV/AIDS in relation to the chosen vulnerable group in the two countries.
How society has changed:
Illustrate how society has changed and thus adapted in response to the presence of HIV/AIDS in relation to the chosen vulnerable group and the two countries you have identified.
Should briefly summarise the main points in the essay and draw conclusions about the impact of social determinants of health in the context of HIV/AIDS and how society has changed in response to the presence of HIV/AIDS. No new information should be brought up in the conclusion.