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Unformatted text preview: 1 any combination of health education and related organizational, economic, and environmental supports for behavior of individuals, groups, or communities conducive to health the science and art of helping people change their lifestyle toward a state of optimum health….Lifestyle changes can be facilitated by a combination of efforts to enhance awareness, change behavior, and create environments that support good health practices the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health…a commitment to dealing with the challenges of reducing inequities, extending the scope of prevention, and helping people cope with circumstances… create environments conducive to health, in which people are better able to take care of themselves Health Education Health Promotion Health promotion – emphasizes efforts to influence the broader social context of health behavior narrow broader socio- demographic characteristics life cycle stage disease or at- risk status health workers audiences socio- demographic characteristics life cycle stage disease or at-...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HLTH 300 taught by Professor Randypage during the Winter '11 term at BYU.
- Winter '11