Review Sonia Shah’s TED talk, “3 reasons we still haven’t gotten rid of malaria” at this link:
Then, write a 3-page paper (800 – 900 words, sans title page and references) per these instructions.
Write a brief introductory paragraph explaining in your own words why, 7 years after Sonia Shah gave this TED talk, her message is still relevant.
Select one health indicator that describes one aspect of the magnitude of malaria. This indicator may be related to, for example, Disability Adjusted Life Years; mortality; morbidity; money; productivity; treatment; preventive measures; or other effects that malaria has on health and well-being.
In your own words, explain the meaning of this indicator: what does it measure? How does it evaluate the extent of malaria? how would it guide malaria control efforts?
Select and include one table or chart that depicts this indicator. In two sentences, describe in your own words what is shown in that table or chart.
Pages 2 and 3:
In your opinion, which of the challenges Ms. Shah mentions is the most difficult to overcome? Explain your response. Do not use outside references: use your own words.
Suggest two interventions that a community health nurse could implement to overcome that challenge. Explain how each of these two interventions would help solve problems arising from malaria.
For one of the interventions, describe one potential barrier to accomplishing the intervention, and one way that the community health nurse could work with the local community to overcome that barrier.
In-text citations and references:
Include one in-text citation and associated reference, per APA format, for each of the following four (4) items:
The TED Talk, “3 reasons we still haven’t gotten rid of malaria”
The indicator you selected.
The chart or graph you presented.
The barrier to accomplishing one of the interventions.