Discussion 1: evidence base in design | NURS 6050 – Policy and Advocacy for Improving Population Health | Walden University
The COVID Research Act of 2020 is a health policy aimed at addressing the issue of infectious diseases and preparing for pandemics. The policy would create a group responsible for dealing with pandemics, preparing for pandemic outbreaks, and developing strategies to address challenges during a health crisis. The policy is evidence-based, and it is supported by research done by healthcare professionals who can help policymakers understand essential information. The policy can benefit the overall health of the population by creating a plan of action for current and emerging pandemics, as well as improve the preparedness of healthcare for the future. The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for the policy, and strong evidence supports it based on the worldwide pandemic status. The policy can help decrease worldwide exposure rates by predicting and preparing for pandemics, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, before it occurs.
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