Public Health Epidemiology, Intelligence, and Health Protection

Public Health Epidemiology, Intelligence, and HealthProtectionAnnotated power-point presentation – ‘The COVID-19 pandemicin Europe’. (Provide 16-20 slides and a word (1000 words) document withreferences describing the slides)you are asked to prepare an annotated power-pointpresentation on the topic ‘The COVID-19 pandemic in Europe’. Coronavirus(COVID-19) the disease has marked 2019-2020 all over the world and has thereforebeen characterized as a pandemic. In this assessment, you are requested topresent the COVID-19 epidemic in Europe, including the European Union (EU) andEuropean Economic Area (EEA). This assessment will demonstrate the ability tocomprehend and critically appraise core epidemiological concepts and measures, aswell as, to critically examine the role of public health surveillance and thelimitations of monitoring data.
Learning outcomes assessed 1. Critically appraise the coreepidemiological concepts and measures. 2. Critically examine the role of publichealth surveillance and the limitations of monitoring data.
The presentation should be split into sections described inthe table below and use these subheadings to guide the content:1. Introduction Short introduction to the COVID-19 pandemic.– (5 marks)2. Epidemiological measures of COVID-19 in Europe Thissection should present epidemiological measures of morbidity and mortality inthe EU/EEA reported by reputable sources. Explain clearly the epidemiologicalterms used i.e. incidence or prevalence, morbidity, and mortality proportions. —(20marks)3. Criticalassessment of the epidemiological measures Critically assess theepidemiological measures and explain what these mean regarding the impact ofthe epidemic in Europe i.e. low or high fatality, very contagious or not, etc. -(20marks)4. Surveillance and monitoring in Europe Examine and presenthow is the monitoring data for COVID-19 collected for Europe i.e. surveillancesystems. -(20 marks)5. Critical appraisalof the surveillance system Critically appraise the quality of the monitoringdata and identify any limitations. – (20 marks)6. Public HealthResponse to COVID-19 in Europe Briefly present the response policies andinterventions applied in Europe to combat the COVID-19 epidemic and discuss anydisadvantages. – -(10 marks )The guidance followed; Key sections covered; Appropriateness ofthe sources; Citing of the sources and referencing – (5 marks)As a starting point, the European Centre for DiseasePrevention and Control (ecdc) source can be used, available at: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/covid-19-pandemicWHO (World Health Organization) also has a range of relevantdata and resources. Even though potential data sources and places to search forinformation is provided, you are reminded that you should demonstrate originalwork and critical thinking and refrain from plagiarism.