Health promotion in communities

holistic and wellness approaches

Publisher: Springer Pub. Co. in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 475 Downloads: 77
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Subjects:

  • Community health services,
  • Holistic medicine,
  • Health promotion,
  • Medicine, Preventive

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

StatementCarolyn Chambers Clark, editor
ContributionsClark, Carolyn Chambers
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA427 .H426 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 475 p. :
Number of Pages475
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17066086M
ISBN 100826114075
LC Control Number00067911

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To help you explore the range of health promotion activities and the extent of your own health promotion work. Defining health promotion Health promotion is about raising the health status of individuals and communities. Promotion in the health context means improving, advancing, sup-porting, encouraging and placing health higher onFile Size: KB.

In her latest book, Dr. Clark applies a holistic, wellness perspective to community health, focusing on community strengths and resilience - such as positive nutrition, healthy environment, fitness, and self care skills - rather than risks and disease.

Practitioners and students will find this book a practical and comprehensive resource for 5/5(1). Health promotion is the process of enabling people and communities to increase control over factors that influence their health, and thereby to improve their health (adapted from the Ottawa Charter of Health Promotion, ; Box ).Health promotion is a guiding concept involving activities intended to enhance individual and community health and well-being (Box ).

This book addresses the practical issues of community health promotion for a range of clients. Using examples from clinical practice, it demonstrates ways in which health professionals can be more responsive to patients' needs. Health Promotion and Education in Schools. Many witnesses see both a great potential and a great need for school-based health promotion endeavors.

Thirty-four of them focus their remarks on health education in schools, and another mention the need for school-based health education interventions either in the context of a specific issue or Author: Michael A. Stoto, Ruth Behrens, Connie Rosemont. entail consideration of the role of communities in health promotion within specific social contexts.

Community participation can be a component of multi-sectoral and multi-level action across a local health system, for example within Healthy Cities [1], but also communities can be deemed a setting for health promotion in healthy neighbourhoods [2]. The Community Guide.

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The following definition of health promotion is from the World Health Organization’s Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion [71]: The process of enabling people to increase control over and improve their involves the population as a whole in the context of their everyday lives, rather than focusing on people at risk for specific diseases, and is directed toward action on the.

Services for the design and layout of this book. This resource was developed with support from: > National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division of Adult and Community Health Prevention Research Centers Community Health and Program Services Branch > National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.

The first International Conference on Health Promotion was held in Ottawa inand was primarily a response to growing expectations for a new public health movement around the world. It launched a series of actions among international organizations, national governments and local communities to.

Health promotion and community participation Definitions This chapter presents two aspects of disaster management that are essential to all the technical and management aspects presented in previous chapters: community partici-pation and health promotion.

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Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand. Following the process of doing a community based health promotion project, this book shows how to progress from thinking about and assessing the health needs of a community to how to plan, implement, and evaluate a health promotion project for a particular group or population.

Health promotion is the process of improving and protecting the health of the public, including individuals, populations, and communities. Health promotion and disease prevention can be achieved through planned activities and programs that are designed to improve population health outcomes.

Introduction. The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion () describes health promotion as the process of enabling people to increase control over and to improve, their health ().Health promotion focuses on addressing those determinants of health that can potentially be modified, such as individual health behaviours and lifestyles, income and social status, education, employment and working.

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Using real world case studies and examples, the text provides Author: Jirojwong, Liamputtong. b) Community mobilization in HIV program: The added value of community mobilization in the context of reducing HIV risk and vulnerability among communities of female sex workers and men who have sex with men.

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Glenn Laverackis Director, Health Promotion at the School of Population Health, University of Auckland. He has worked in health promotion, public health and community development for twenty years in Africa, Asia and the Pacific regions. His Ph.D. investigated the mechanisms of community empowerment.5/5(1).

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Like the First Edition, this book serves as a guide to the science and art of community health promotion. The last decade of research and development has considerably advanced the science of achieving and maintaining health.

Emphasis is on health promotion, health maintenance and disease prevention among populations. The course assists students to recognize and analyze the interrelationships between individuals, families, population groups, and communities in determining the health status of each.

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