This is the first part of the final paper which is due by October 29th. I chose China and here are the instructions for the first part which is due by tomorrow 6pm EST. Part two is the Concept Paper Submission (outline)and it is due on October 16th. I cannot use these countries:

1. United States

2. Canada

3. Japan

4. United Kingdom

5. France

6. Italy

7. Brazil

8. Cuba

9. India

10. Russian Federation

11. Ghana

You may choose another country (not the ones listed) if you don’t want to use China. Here are all the instructions: I will post each part at different times but I want you to do all of it. I will give you two weeks for the final paper.

Part 1

Country

Choice for the Final Paper Review the Final Paper criteria in Week Six of the course. Choose a country not covered in this course for your Final Paper. Make sure you choose one that has enough information to assess. In 200-300 words, describe the country you have chosen and list at least three sources that you will be able to use to extract the information necessary for the Final Paper. In Week 4, you will present an outline and concept paper of the country you have chosen for instructor feedback.

Part II

Concept Paper Submission

The primary purpose of the Concept Paper is to obtain instructor feedback to ensure that you are on track with the completion of your country health care analysis. The complete instructions for the country of your choice not covered in this course and analyze its health system in terms of cost, quality, and access to care- can be found in Week Six of the online course.

The Concept Paper is a draft version of your Final Paper with the initial list of relevant scholarly sources. In this draft, be certain to include and (at least) briefly address the content of the headings listed in the Final Paper instructions for Week Six. Remember, your concept paper is a draft, NOT the final product. Submit your Concept Paper with the required headings to your instructor by the end of this week. Your country analysis should have an outline to the following elements:

· Impact on vulnerable population (elderly, children, mental ill, etc)

· Women’s health and maternal child health

· Disease management of communicable and non-communicable diseases

· The theory and practice of health promotion

· Behavioral and lifestyle factors that affect health and illness

Include appropriate comparison and contrasts with the health systems of countries that were covered in this course. Lastly, incorporate data and statistics to tell your story.

Writing the Country Health Care Analysis: Concept Paper The Paper:

· Must be a minimum of two double-spaced pages in length, excluding title and reference pages, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

· Must include a title page with the following:

· Title of paper

· Student’s name

· Course name and number

· Instructor’s name

· Date submitted

· Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.

· Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.

· Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.

· Must list at least five scholarly sources that were published within the last five years, including a minimum of three peer-reviewed sources

· Must document all sources in APA style as outlined

· Must include a separate reference page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined

Final Paper Choose a country not covered in this course and analyze its health system in terms of cost, quality, and access to care. Discuss how the country you chose is different from the United States. Politics, culture, wealth, history and environmental factors influence the development and distribution of health services. Your analysis should speak to the following elements:

· Impact on vulnerable population (elderly, children, mental ill, etc)

· Women’s health and maternal child health

· Disease management of communicable and non-communicable diseases

· The theory and practice of health promotion

· Behavioral and lifestyle factors that affect health and illness

Include appropriate comparison and contrasts with the health systems of countries that were covered in this course. Writing the Final Paper The Final Paper:

· Must be 2000 to 2500 words in length (not including title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

· Must include a separate title page with the following:

· Title of paper

· Student’s name

· Course name and number

· Instructor’s name

· Date submitted

· Must use at least 5-7 scholarly sources in addition to the course text.

· Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

· Must include a separate reference page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.