Children's Health

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Children's Health Name: Lecturer: Institution: Course: Date: Children's Health Q. 1 Community assessment is a significant device employed in determining the health needs of a population. Community assessments have become the major key players for fighting poverty, child mortality and other health issues impacting the community.


Alio et al. (2011) argue that a general measure of population health is vital for comparing the health status of a given population. This is because it permits comparisons of health systems and this is vital because it will help the community healthcare provider to determine the population in need of particular attention from healthcare services. Q. 2 The common health problems for children include diabetes, childhood asthma and autism. First, autism is one of the common health problems that impact the health of children and it commonly affect boys more than girls. The research survey indicates that the major health problems of children as seen by the community are those that would have barely been mentioned a generation ago (Allender and Spradley, 2005). Learning difficulties is commonly among school aged children and this impacts the family of the child and the community’s health in general. Children with autism problems develop varied behaviors that also become a common concerning problem in the community. They develop speech difficulties, visual impairments, behavioral disturbances and social problems; thus it impacts the family. ...
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