This assignment focuses on the methods to develop a change in policy to improve the public’s health by using a health policy model. Tasks:
Suppose you want to initiate a policy of taxing sugared sodas/pop/beverages in your community. Use the Longest’s policy cycle model to ponder the following questions: What arguments would you use to make the case for the policy? What argument(s) would your opponents make? How would you go about getting buy-in for your proposed policy? What stakeholder groups need to be involved in promoting your policy?