Public Health Advocacy Curriculum from Stanford University

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Public Health Advocacy Curriculum from Stanford University

This Public Health Advocacy Curriculum emphasizes the underlying social, economic, and political factors (i.e., upstream or root causes) that influence health and disease outcomes; recognizes how these factors affect populations differently; and stresses the importance of engaging in public health advocacy in one’s community. It was developed in response to teachers who requested health curricula that extend beyond teaching about individual risk factors for disease, and is one of the only published set of lessons available on this topic.