Here's the assignment.I have uploaded two documents:1. The final word document with the assignment2. An outline of the work.
Cross-Cultural Health Perspective
Explain how you would propose a health education program for the cultural group you
have written about for your SLP
The high prevalence of Diabetes among African America is alarming. Statistics indicate
that African Americans are 50% to 100% more likely to have Diabetes compared to their white
counterparts (Signorello 2260). Further, studies show that Type 1 Diabetes is more common
among children while Type 2 Diabetes is predominant among adults with 90% to 95% of the
diagnosed cases having Diabetes (Purcell, Ninfa, and Cutchen 203). The complexity of this issue
warrants further attention. As a result, this paper will analyze how the use of health education
programs among the African Americans can help reduce this prevalence.
Health education programs seek to increase individuals’ knowledge and change their
attitudes about their well-being (Purcell, Ninfa, and Cutchen 205). These strategies aim at health
promotion. To eliminate health disparities among African Americans, the researcher proposes to
use a communi...