PUBH6006 Emergency Response Plan: Non-communicable Disease Prevention Assessment 3 Answer

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Subject Code and TitlePUBH6006: Community Health and Disease Prevention
AssessmentAssessment 3: Emergency Response Plan – Non-communicable Disease Prevention
Length1,500 words
Learning OutcomesThis assessment addresses the following learning outcome:
 Apply theoretical frameworks to develop effective health promotion interventions


Prepare a community engagement and mobilization strategy for an emergency response plan for an outbreak of the Ebola virus. Your strategy should clearly state a step-by-step approach that ensures that communities are engaged to have an active role alongside authorities and health agencies in the plan to rapidly respond to the threat of the spread of the disease. The strategy should use headings for each stage of engagement, consultation, participation, organisation, capacity building, action and possibly empowerment. Explain your decision to use either a top-down and/or bottom-up approach.

Assessment Criteria:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of different approaches to health emergency preparedness and response. (20%)
  • Demonstrates the ability to critique the advantages of using a bottom-up approach versus a top-down approach to health emergency preparedness and response. (30%)
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of theories and models of health emergency preparedness and response to an existing community health problem. (30%)
  • General assessment criteria (20%):
    • Provides a lucid introduction
    • Shows a sophisticated understanding of the key issues
    • Shows ability to interpret relevant information and literature in relation to chosen topic
    • Demonstrates a capacity to explain and apply relevant concepts
    • Shows evidence of reading beyond the required readings
    • Justifies any conclusions reached with well-formed arguments and not merely assertions
    • Provides a conclusion or summary
    • Correctly uses academic writing, presentation and grammar:
      • Complies with academic standards of legibility, referencing and bibliographical details (including reference list)
      • Writes clearly, with accurate spelling and grammar as well as proper sentence and paragraph construction
      • Uses appropriate APA style for citing and referencing research
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Answer :

Assessment 3: 

Emergency Response Plan -

Non-communicable Disease Prevention


It is important to understand the duties and the aspects of the public health officials that would be able to devise an emergency outbreak plans. It would be important to devise a plan, that would be focused on the given area of public health and at the same time, it would be important o address the key aspects that would be related to any outbreak along with experiencing a widespread non-communicable disease (Hertz, 2019). It would be an important step to focus on the steps that would ensure, nay uncertainty and any prevention along with experiencing an outbreak response to it. Through the given assignment, it would be the main objective to create a methodology devised to prevent the emergency response plan and at the same time, it would help create steps that would make a preventive approach and would be helpful to add on the health workers.


 For any healthy officers, the main focus would be on the collaboration and taking preventive steps, that would create a better step in controlling the noncommunicable disease such as the Ebola virus outbreak. 


It would be focused on creating an epidemiological study, and also be focused on delivering steps to control the Ebola virus (EVD) outbreak (Hills, 2014). It would be center on how it would be developed in the underdeveloped along with implementing in the poverty-ridden Africa. The countries where this emergency plan would be outlined would be in Sudan. It was during 1976, due to the sudden outbreak of the disease, there has been a significant mortality rate that would have been impacted along with them that would 50%, which would be focused on the Taha Africa. It is also how there would be driven to mortality rate that would be focused on the high 90%. It would be focused on the critical path that would be helpful in terms of the knowledge and how it would be controlling the outbreak in EVD. It would be a first step to control the community setting that would be beneficial as a first response as a result of the outbreak.

Observing Action Plans

Consequently, the threats faced and also experiencing an outbreak due to the epidemic and how to prepare the society of the threats that would be faced. It is also a milestone, that would be beneficial in terms of the society that would be coping with the threat. It would also help spread education, creating awareness and also be center to the society that would benefit in terms of the assessment that would be focused on the community that would be central to the epidemic situation (Hills, 2017). As a result of the preparedness, that would make it a collaborative step, that would be an edge to make for the government to create an emergency plan and it would be able to have a better assessment to control the situation in the future.  It would also be based on the need to understand the visionary changes and make better plans to support the government that could be beneficial in the prevention of the spread of disease along with creating awareness.

Plan of action 

As a plan of action, it would be that focused on the specific domain. It would be focused on the to create of the plan is that focused on the workable plan. It would be an edge to the mode of readiness from the community along with the response action that would be resultant in terms of the outbreak of EVD. It would be focused on a careful domain that would be requested in terms of the risk assessment along with the focus identification of symptoms, that would focus on the deterrence and stopping that would be the focus on the spread of the virus. It is also on edge to the thoughtful action plan that would include the training that can focus on the community to spread awareness that would be the focus on the virus outburst (Hills, 2012). On the people that would be dependent on that infected spread to a virus. It is also how to derive in terms of the excellent team of leaders that would be focused on the effective planning that would be aligned with the resources that relate to the contingency plan that would result in the work’s out.  It is also one of the planning committees that would be presented in the local resources along with the infrastructure that would determine and make the development teams, along with training volunteers to form related to the informal or semi-formal team(Hills, 2019).

As per the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), it is would be based on the laid certain measures that would be beneficial in terms of controlling the outbreak of EVD. It would be understood in terms of table 1.  Other factual findings, would be based on the information which would be resulted in triggering an outbreak of an epidemic, that would be creating an impact in terms of the relevant authorities which would be systematically in terms of the precautionary measures (McCusker, 2015).  It is also how a substance in terms of spreading control of the EVD and it would be controlling the damages.  It would also make it a systematic integration of the awareness programs and how it would be beneficial in terms of the health professional expert which would make it a recall value relate in terms of minds of people. It is also how there would be information that would result in the shared needs that would be systematic in terms of the simple and unambiguous.  It would also be related to the good tool that could be a derivation of the information shared in sign language and it would be the focus on the action on recall value. It would focus on the spread awareness along with the society/community that can help derive the idea of what needs that would be required to detection that based on the symptom to relate with the society and can help in assisting each other. It would be beneficial for the whole community that can make it related to the spread or outburst depending on the epidemic disease such as the Ebola virus. Another identified rules in terms of the issues of finding the do’s and dont’s that would be based on the overall education along with the focus on the awareness levels increase.  

Factual Findings

The relation in terms of understanding the first and primary sources would result in the detection that would focus on the disease or its symptoms that would result in the infected or their neighbors (McCusker, 2015). It is also how it would be based on the basics and to assist on the nearest medical authority or hospitals that can help spread the information that would be the focus on disease along with having the saving life creating money and efforts (McKim, 2017).

It would be based on the subject matter expert and at the same time, it would be focused on medication creating that would be beneficial in terms of the patient in terms of the primary information. It is also how the do's and don'ts which would be aimed at reaching the doctor or nearest hospital that would be focused on the medical center and it would be resulting in the quick checkup and diagnoses of the ailment along with suggesting the medicines and the tests. As such it would be focused on a government body that in terms of the general symptoms along with the common public that would be subjective to the subject matter expert along with the medication. 

Table 1Australian Emergency (2013)

AG’s Department would be based on the communities related to the emergency.


Based on the general awareness related to the social needs that would aim at the improved along with the health officials. It would be a focus on the professionals that would relate in the awareness programs along with deriving the society that would be health safety that would be the primary agenda ( Hills, 2012)


It would be focused on the awareness program that would be denoted in the clear message relationship. The main aim of the awareness campaign would be related to the sign or symbol that would be recalled in the hire agencies, along with the focus on professionals to the recall value.

Another relation to the reporting that would result in terms of the case or disease that would be the focus on the respective authority or agency.  The first step would be to aim information creating in the spread that would be resulting in the reporting lines, that would be easy and robust. 
Another focus on social media along with the communication channels that can be substantially related to spreading awareness along with the corrective actions that would be saving lives.

Forth It would be aimed at the broadcast of alerts, in the advisories, and along with the issues of events and needs to create in terms of the additional health centers or laboratories examining.

Fifth Government policies that would-be volunteers that focus on the point of contact, that would be due to the volunteer's motivation.  

SixthIt is also aimed at contributions that would be scenarios that would be an advantage in the adequate training measures related to the epidemic scenario. 


To conclude, in the end how important to examine steps, that would be beneficial in creating an emergency health plans and at the same time, be consistent, to own duties and develop the future prevention action plans, that would be beneficial for the duty a principals’ actors and at the same time, ascertain any concrete steps to make the collaboration to the team which can support the health professionals. It would be based on the timely accurate steps and the relationship derived, as a community response,  that would be beneficial for the improvement in health along with the prevention and control over the spread of the outbreak (OECD, 2015).