Influence of Laws & Policies on Health & Disease Prevention


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What is the difference between a health policy and a law?

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1. Which of the following statements is correct about the implementation of health policy?

2. What was the first known health regulation in the world?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to see if you remember what health policies are. Make sure you can show what they do and how they are implemented.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll review what you know about:

  • Health policy implementation
  • Examples of health regulation
  • The first known health regulation

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about health policies in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as a health policy and a law
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of good health policies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the creation and implementation of health policies

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this type of public regulation, read the lesson titled Influence of Laws & Policies on Health & Disease prevention. It will explain:

  • The normally accepted length of a health policy
  • Famous examples of health policies
  • The role of the World Health Organization(WHO)