Discuss how community nurses can use the primary health care principles of equity
Assignment: Vulnerabilities of key Populations
HNN217 – Community Nursing Practice – Deakin University
According to the World Health Organisation, “… the vulnerabilities of key populations result in their being disproportionately affected by HIV in all countries and settings. These disproportionate risks reflect…specific legal and social issues that increase their vulnerability. Yet HIV services for key populations remain largely inadequate” (WHO, 2016,pxv)
Discuss how community nurses can use the primary health care principles of equity and access to protect and promote health for key populations and communities affected by HIV.
1. Include a summary of the principles of equity and access within primary health care
2. Include a description of the key populations, their disproportionate risks, and their equity and access issues (see reference below: WHO, 2016)
3. Include Case Scenario 3 HIV, available on Cloud Deakin for HNN 217, in your discussion as an example of community nursing interventions and approaches to support preventative healthcare services and promote health for key populations affected by HIV.
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