Models of Health

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  1. Define health promotion through Ottawa Charter
    The process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health
  2. Three basic strategies for health promotion
    • Enable
    • Focuses on reducing differences in health status

    • Mediate
    • Health promotion requires the coordinated action by all concerned

    • Advocate
    • Favourable advocacy for health through political, economic, social, cultural, environmental, behavioural and biological factors
  3. 5 Elements/ Priority Actions
    • Build Healthy Public Policy
    • Relates to decisions made by governments and organisations in relation to healthcare policy, rules and regulations

    • Create Supportive Environments
    • Promotes environments that encourage safe, stimulation and enjoyable living and working conditions

    • Strengthen Community Actions
    • It is about combined effort from key¬†stakeholders

    • Develop Personal Skills
    • Individuals need to gain life skills and information through health promotion and education

    • Reorient Health Services
    • The idea for groups to work together to support healthcare professionals in moving beyond providing biomedical services
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Models of Health
2013-05-23 12:06:26
Ottawa Charter

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