COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our lives. Write an argumentative essay of “social determinants of health and COVID-19 in Singapore” that centres around any 3 of the following topics.
How does economic status/development and income inequality impact health? What is the intersectionality between poverty and health?
Work and Trade
How do working environments and employment conditions influence health?
Education and Literacy
What relationships exist between levels of education and standards of health?
Stigma and Mental Health
To what extent can individual health be implicated by prejudice and discrimination towards groups of individuals with certain health conditions?
Old and Young
How and why do the elderly and youth experience health and illness differently?
Sex and Gender
What are the health challenges and issues facing individuals, groups and communities of different gendered and sexual identities?
Nutrition and Physical Activity
How does society and globalisation influence nutrition and physical activity, and in turn affect health?
Global Health and Infectious Diseases
What and how health and social systems are required to effectively respond to infectious disease outbreak and pandemic? Choose up to 3 topics. Make sure some of the topics are related so that you can explore intersectionality of social vulnerability. Indicate the chosen topics and objectives (e.g., thesis statement) in your introduction paragraph. Build the exposition. Support your discussion with evidential support (e.g., factual, logical, and statistical). Develop the position statement on health equity and just society in Singapore.