TimBeachy- Section A04
1. State the definition of health according to the World Health
“Health is the state of complete physical, mental, and social well being, not
just the absence of disease or infirmity.” (Donatelle, 2008, p. 6)
2. What is the main purpose of the WHO?
“WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United
Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters,
shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating
evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and
monitoring and assessing health trends.” (http://www.who.int/about/en/)
3. State the definition of health by the author, Donatelle.
“The ever-changing process of achieving individual potential in the physical,
social, emotional, mental, spiritual, and environmental dimensions” (Donatelle,
2008, p. 5)
4. Define Health Promotion.
It is the things that support healthy behaviors in everyone. (Donatelle, 2008,
5-6. List and discuss the dimensions of health.
is the dimension that includes one’s body dimensions and
is the dimension that includes one’s ability to have
is the dimension that includes one’s ability to learn
and apply information
is the dimension that includes expressing
and controlling feelings, including self imaging.
actions toward the environment.
includes one’s purpose and beliefs
in life. (Donatelle, 2008, p. 8)
7. Differentiate between the "Medical Model" and the "Public Health
The Public health model focuses on preventing disease by attacking the
social and environmental factors, while the Medical model focuses on treating
diseases. (Donatelle, 2008, p.6)
8-9. List and explain 4 contributions of health disparity.
People with different race and ethnicity can be used to not using doctors.