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From chapter 12, “A Framework for Designing Effective Writing Assignments in Public Health”

Figure 12.2. Example of a student project.

  • Public health practice site: Michigan Women’s Health.
  • Public health problem being addressed: How to respond to a human papillomavirus (HPV) diagnosis.
  • Target audience: Women who have been diagnosed with HPV.
  • Writing format: Patient brochure

Page 1 of a trifold brochure. HPV: Understanding Your Diagnosis. The front flap of brochure say "What is HPV" and gives a description of the disease, including low-risk types and high-risk types." The back of the brochure has Additional Resources, including contact info for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Planned Parenthood. At the bottom is the logo and contact info for Michigan Women's Health.

Inside page of a brochure about HPV. Sections discuss "Options after your diagnosis" covering treatment options, "Protecting yourself and others agains future HPV" and "Talking to your partner about your HPV diagnosis". The color scheme is mint green and hot pink, with the colors used to draw attention to key information. Small icons and illustrations are used throughout.