Module Review Exercise

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1. Effective health planning, policy, and research require an appreciation of the population most at , affected, or in .

2. At its most basic, the term “population” simply means a group of people, defined according to specific .

3. When a group of practitioners with particular skills and knowledge come together to share their experiences and insights, we refer to them as a “community of ”.

4. A “community of ,” is a group of people who come together to share information and opinions about a particular topic of concern to them.

5. Defining the population helps us to make decisions about who to work with and where to direct our efforts to make change.

6. It is important to be precise about who is in the population under consideration and who is .

7. Defining a population is often an act of because it involves determining which characteristics and groups receive attention or are given priority and which are not.

8. As we learn more about the population and the issue, we will likely have to revisit our definition – a process known as .