Select a low- or middle-income country of interest and assess its health system. Address the following:

  1. Apply a systems thinking tool, such as a causal diagram or process map, to identify opportunities for how gaps in public health services can be bridged through a strong health system.
  2. Describe the major components of the health system.
  3. Discuss core services the health system provides and who manages them (government, private sector, a mix of both, etc.).
  4. Discuss who is responsible for paying for those services or who funds the provided services.
  5. Explain how the selected systems thinking tool can be applied to better address an infectious disease in the selected country.