Current trends in the field of health promotion emphasize community-based programs employing multiple interventions as the main strategy for achieving population-level change in risk behaviors and health. This focus on a community- and population-based approach has evolved steadily over the past several decades, representing a shift in emphasis from individually focused explanations of health behavior to ones that also encompass social and environmental influences, as reflected in ecological models of health. Ecological models are based on the premise that an individuals behavior is shaped by a dynamic interaction with the social environment, which includes influences at the interpersonal, organizational, community, and policy levels.
What are some potential public health interventions that could address the issue of TB disparities in Poohville? (Be sure to consider all levels of the socio-ecological model as possible areas to intervene.)
What criteria should be developed to determine if the intervention is successful?