540 Policy Brief

Please use the topic: Marburg Virus

The purpose of this assignment is to prepare a policy brief on a current global public health problem, issue, or concern. You will be required to write a brief that addresses the questions listed below. The questions listed below will guide the organization of your paper, including your APA headings.

a) What is the Issue? State the health issue/problem that the policy change is designed to address.
b) What is the Background? Present the data describing the issue/problem to be addressed by the policy change. Can include graphs, tables, figures, pictures, etc.
c) What are the proposals? Discuss possible policy options to respond to the problem including a description of what other locals are doing in response to the problem, what is known about the policy options from peer-review literature. As well as a brief discussion of the health, fiscal, administrative, legal, social, and political implications of each policy option.
d) What is Next? Recommendation focused on how to enact the policy option you are advocating.

You can use tables, pictures, figures, graphs, etc. in addition to text. The policy brief is not to exceed 5 pages. You must include at least 5 recent references (within the last 5 years). The paper and all sources must be written using APA format. Refer to paper logistics for additional instructions. You must use titles/subtitles to organize your paper. Please do not use double quotations (direct quotations) and try to paraphrase as much as you can and then cite.

One of your group members will upload your group paper.