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Health Education History Healthy People Initiatives and how it impacted health education
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Interest in Primary Healthcare • Increased in 1970s • National governments became more actively involved • Examples in the United States • National Cancer Act 1971 • Occupational Safety and Health Act 1970
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Alma Ata Conference • First international conference on health and health care held in Alma Ata, Russia in 1978 • Sponsored by WHO • Conference declared: health as fundamental human right • Duty of government to provide it • Idea emerged: “Health for all by the Year 2000”
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Alma Ata Conference WHO recommended that all nations: 1) Identify problems 2) Define strategies 3) Work toward solutions with national action plans
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United States Endeavors • Office of Health Promotion/Disease Prevention • Work began and was first reported in 1979 Healthy People document in Healthy People document • Focused on identifying areas of concern, defined objectives, and indicators of success
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Objectives for the Nation 1990 • Published by US Public Health Service in 1980 • First time a document specified easurable objectives measurable objectives • Other countries followed lead by US • Some states even published their own objectives
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• Document had 3 priority areas: 1) Preventive Health Services 2) Health Protection ) Health Promotion 3) Health Promotion 15 targeted health priority issues
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course PUBLIC HEA 232 taught by Professor Berger during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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