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behaviours, leading to a more healthy lifestyle. - It is not often enough to suggest replacing an unhealthy behaviour with a healthy behaviour – effective health promotion relies on interventions which are accessible to and sustainable for the target population Prenatal Care Prevention - Evidence suggests that health events occurring in utero and early life can have a major impact of future long-term health of an individual - Health care practitioners may lack important information about a pregnant woman, creating gaps in proper care
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- Maternelle helps expectant mothers track and report their weight gain and blood pressure to their doctors to ensure proper care during pregnancy Smoking Cessation Intervention - The Leave the Pack Behind intervention is an example of an intervention that is accessible and sustainable for its target population - LTPB was founded as a smoking cessation program targeted at young adults with a presence on university and college campuses across Ontario - LTPB provides up to 8 weeks worth of free nicotine patches and gum to individuals who like to quit smoking at no cost. Research has shown that smokers are more than 3.5 times more likely to quit smoking if they use nicotine patches or gum versus using nothing at all How would you explain the overlap between primordial and primary prevention? They both address the risk factors or root causes that affect your likelihood of acquiring a disease. How to modify risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes - A healthy diet - Regular physical activity - Maintenance of a healthy weight - Moderate alcohol consumption - Avoidance of sedentary behaviours and smoking Developing an Intervention - It involves a sequence of steps to ensure that the intervention is substantiated, ethical and well-founded - Identify a solution to the problem o Needs assessment - Develop a solution to the problem o can be built upon existing interventions and/or best practices - Describe the implementation and/or action plan for the intervention o Describe the groups to benefit and those implementing the intervention o What specific change or aspect of the intervention will occur o Who will carry it out? o When the intervention will be implemented or how long it will be maintained? o Resources (money and staff) needed/available? o What is the feasibility of the plan - Assess the potential impact o What are the intended and unintended outcome of this interventions? o How will ‘success’ be measured o Will the impact be positive or negative? MODULE 6 – Healthcare Systems “ all people who need quality, essential health services (prevention, promotion, treatment, rehabilitation and palliation) to receive them without enduring financial hardship” Global Prevalence of UHC
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- Categorized a country as a provider of UHC if it met; o Healthcare legislation explicitly stated that the entire population was covered under a specified health plan o The country’s population has access to skilled attendance at birth and healthcare insurance coverage is greater than 90% Funding Health Insurance 1. Social health Insurance a.
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