This critical question: What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities? analyses what needs to occur in order to improve the incidence and prevalence of Australia’s health priorities. These include future and current actions in Australia.
Within the critical question: What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities? the focus is on the Ottawa Charter, which was introduced during the preliminary course. It is important that you remember the five (5) action areas of the Ottawa Charter and can use these to analyse current health promotion initiatives, as well as propose adjustments to these initiatives.
You are also required to recall the principals of social justice introduced in preliminary and identify how these relate to the Ottawa Charter action areas. You also need to consider the roles of individuals, communities and governments within these action areas.
You are required to investigate, argue and critically analyse these actions and issues. These are higher order thinking and questioning terms, which require a depth of knowledge and ability to make judgments or present evidence to support your argument.
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