Such ideas draw the focus of the reader to think of health outside the

Such ideas draw the focus of the reader to think of

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connection between the experiences of an individual and the social context. Such ideas draw the focus of the reader to think of health outside the boundaries of biomedical theories and applications and gain a social understanding of the concepts. This is in view of the fact that there are many health problems that do not have a root in the illness of the body, but have their origin in the social situation of the individual, and thus require social solution than medications. Depression is one of the common examples of such illness for which social aspects of the patient should be taken into consideration than ensuring only the wellness of the body. On the other hand, McMurray (2015) discussed similar ideas in terms of making a connection of the health of an individual with its environment. McMurray (2015) views health from an ecological perspective, indicating that an independent relationship exists between individual and its environment systems. This entails that it is vital for the citizens to
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be aware of their environmental surrounding, educating them adequately in terms of the resources available to them. This can be achieved by implementing the strategies of health education and health promotion throughout the community. This is with the motive that power to make decisions should not be rested in the hands of the few, but the community
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  • Sociology, Health disparities, Population health

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