vulnerable populations

Compare vulnerable populations. Describe an example of one of these groups in the United States or from another country. Explain why the population is designated as “vulnerable.” Include the number of individuals belonging to this group and the specific challenges or issues involved. Discuss why these populations are unable to advocate for themselves, the ethical issues that must be considered when working with these groups, and how nursing advocacy would be beneficial.


Here are the references to use

Read Chapter 3 in Community and Public Health: The Future of Health Care.

Read “From Health for All to Universal Health Coverage: Alma Ata is Still Relevant,” from BioMed Central (2018), located on the US National Library of Medicine website.

Read “The Lessons of Alma-Ata,” from Global Health NOW (2018) located on the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health website.

Read “Ten Things to Know About Health,” from the PBS documentary series, Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? (2008), located on the Unnatural Causes website.

Explore the Climate Change page of the American Public Health Association (APHA) website.

Answer preview

Many countries and health organizations worldwide have exhibited tremendous efforts to eradicate disparities in health care provision. Morbidity and mortality, risk factors, and access to healthcare are remarkable disparities affecting venerable populations in health care. Venerable populations in healthcare include racial and ethnic minorities, economically disadvantaged, the elderly, the uninsured, the homeless, low-income children, and people living with HIV.(359words)

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