This model seeks to integrate the constructs of other

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relapse, and facilitate progress. This model seeks to integrate the constructs of other models to create a comprehensive theory of change which is not limited by setting, behaviors, and populations (Changming Lu p.51). The six theories of this model include: Pre contemplation- at this stage, people do not have the intention of taking action in the foreseeable future. This may be due to the lack of information about their condition or its effects. They can also be discouraged due to consistent failure to succeed after taking action. In other theories, such behavior is considered to be resistance, lack of motivation, or unwillingness to seek help. Contemplation- this is where a person starts retaking deliberate actions to initiate change. At this stage, a person is aware of the benefits associated with adopting medical actions. They are also acutely aware of the cons for failure to adopt these actions. The
Last Name 8consideration of both the pros and cons makes people last longer at this stage. People who are in this stage cannot fit in traditional action-oriented stages which require individuals to seek immediate assistance. Preparation- at this stage, a person is normally considering taking recommended actions in the foreseeable future. Such people are likely to have taken some actions in the recent past. They also have a plan action in place. At this stage, a person is ready for recruitmentfor action-oriented programs. Action - at this stage, a person has made their overt modification in their lifestyle. Their actions are observable, and their behavior change is equivalent to these actions. The action stage is just a single stage in this model. Therefore, what is considered to be action is greatly limited. A person has to attain an already established standard to be considered to have taken action. Maintenance - this is the stage where a person has already acquired certain behaviors, andthey are working towards preventing a relapse. At this stage, a person does not need to put a lot of effort. After taking the first efforts in this stage, a person becomes assured of their capability to grow, and the chances of relapse reduce drastically. According to the available data, the Maintenance stage lasts between 6 months and five years. The Effects of Globalization on Public HealthGood health has become a global concern resulting in improvement in certain health parameters such as life expectancy over the past century. As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, the health continues to be seen as an integrated social aspect. It is illogical to state categorically whether globalization is good or bad for public health. The perception of the impact of globalization on health is different in developed countries and the developing ones. In
Last Name 9developed countries, the debate is on the threat of acquiring acute and epidemic infections from developing countries (Tausch p.513). These countries are also concerned with the health-related

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