Classification of Issues Requiring Advocacy: Hierarchy of Levels of Advocacy1

Level at Which Advocacy Is RequiredNo. of ProblemsExample of Issue Requiring Advocacy
A. Individual level33Inadequate housing for a family
B. Public health level within community*16Disability access at a primary school
C. Public health level within city*15Insufficient provision of child care facilities, road safety near schools
D. Public health level nationally15Breastfeeding, poverty, children’s rights
  • * Levels B and C are exclusive of each other as level C advocacy would include level B.