NURS FPX 4060 Assessment 2 Community Resources
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Community Resources

NURS FPX 4060 Assessment 2 Community Resources


Capella university

NURS-FPX 4060 Practicing in the Community to Improve Population Health

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Community Resources: World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO), established in 1948 as a specialized agency within the United Nations, is dedicated to addressing global public health issues. Through its efforts, the WHO aims to enhance public health and safety, promote equal opportunities, and improve the quality of life in communities worldwide. This report provides an overview of the WHO’s mission, vision, strategies for health equity, and the impact of funding sources, policies, and legislation on its service provision.

Mission, Vision, and Public Health and Safety Improvements

The WHO’s mission is to build a better, healthier future for people globally, while its vision is to ensure that all individuals enjoy the highest possible level of health. These guiding principles drive the organization’s focus on improving public health and safety through various initiatives, including the prevention and control of infectious diseases and the fortification of health systems (Rudnicka et al., 2020).

One exemplary initiative is the WHO’s Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2030, which aims to foster mental well-being, prevent mental disorders, offer care, facilitate recovery, and decrease associated morbidity and mortality. This plan underscores the organization’s commitment to advancing public health and safety by addressing mental health issues comprehensively (WHO, 2022).

Promoting Equal Opportunity and Improving Quality of Life

The WHO adopts an all-encompassing approach to address social, cultural, economic, and physical barriers that affect health equity. Initiatives such as the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) emphasize evidence-based strategies to combat health disparities, including the promotion of universal health coverage and culturally sensitive health initiatives (Clifford, 2022).

Impact of Funding Sources, Policy, and Legislation

The WHO’s funding sources, policies, and legislation significantly influence its service delivery and, consequently, the health outcomes of communities worldwide. Funding decisions can affect resource allocation and the prioritization of certain health issues, potentially leading to disparities in healthcare access (Danforth et al., 2023).

Involvement of Nurses with the Organization

Nurses play a crucial role in translating the WHO’s work into tangible benefits for communities. By engaging with the organization through policy development, research collaboration, and adherence to WHO guidelines, nurses contribute to improving health and safety at the local level (Storer et al., 2023).


The WHO’s efforts are pivotal in advancing global public health, promoting equal opportunity, and enhancing quality of life. By understanding the organization’s mission, vision, and initiatives, as well as the impact of funding, policies, and legislation, nurses can actively contribute to its objectives and make a meaningful difference in global health.


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