A Guide To Practical Health Promotion by Goodman-Brown, Jane; Gottwald, Mary

By Goodman-Brown, Jane; Gottwald, Mary

This new textual content is geared toward allied future health execs, nurses and scholars, supporting them to make the hyperlinks among well-being advertising concept and practice.

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Copyright © McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC. Not to be redistributed or modified in any way without permission. A GUIDE TO PRACTICAL HEALTH PROMOTION 04/07/2012 07:45 References Dahlgren, G. and Whitehead, M. (1991) Policies and Strategies to Promote Equity in Health. Stockholm: Institute for Future Studies. Davies, M. and Macdowall, W. (2006) Health Promotion Theory. Maidenhead: Open University Press. DH (Department of Health) (2010) Healthy Lives, Healthy People. London: HMSO. Ewles, L.

There are also elements of a social change approach, as measurement is linked to national policy. Weighing is a form of screening, so this links to a medical approach, as the idea is to detect children who have a propensity to be overweight and to address the issue as soon as possible. This is at a primary level because the health promotion activity considers all children within the school. It is also secondary health promotion because Emily’s BMI is above the normal range and she is overweight.

Not to be redistributed or modified in any way without permission. AN INTRODUCTION TO WHY HEALTH PROMOTION IS IMPORTANT 04/07/2012 07:45 and Wills 2009; Scriven 2010). In 2005 the World Health Organisation established the Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH). The remit for the CSDH was to investigate what could be done to promote global health equity. This commission, which reported in 2008, provides advice on how to reduce inequities in particular resulting from social determinants of health.

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