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Foundations for Health Promotion / Edition 3
     

Foundations for Health Promotion / Edition 3

by Jennie Naidoo, Jane Wills
 

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ISBN-10: 0702029653

ISBN-13: 9780702029653

Pub. Date: 02/16/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The new edition of the highly successful Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a unique, user-friendly format. Containing over 300 artworks, tables and 'pull out' boxes, this helpful text covers the theory, strategies and methods, settings and implementation of health promotion. Applicable to a wide range of health

Overview

The new edition of the highly successful Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a unique, user-friendly format. Containing over 300 artworks, tables and 'pull out' boxes, this helpful text covers the theory, strategies and methods, settings and implementation of health promotion. Applicable to a wide range of health and social care professionals and anyone engaged with education about health and wellbeing.

• Comprehensive updating and expansion to reflect recent research findings and major organizational and policy changes
• Clear structure and signposting for ease of reading and study
• Wide choice of examples and illustrative case studies reflect the needs of a variety of professional groups in health services, local and municipal services and education
• Ineractive learning activities with indicative answers help readers consolidate their learning

• Comprehensively updated and expanded to reflect major organizational and policy changes
• Interactive learning activities with indicative answers at the end of each chapter
• 'Pull out' boxes illustrate recent research findings and case studies of practice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702029653
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/16/2009
Series:
Public Health and Health Promotion Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: THE THEORY OF HEALTH PROMOTION

1. Concepts of health

2. Influences on health

3. Measuring health

4. Defining health promotion

5. Models and approaches to health promotion

6. Ethical issues in health

7. The politics of health promotion

PART 2: STRATEGIES & METHODS

8. Reorienting health services

9. Developing personal skills

10. Strengthening community action

11. Developing healthy public policy

12. Using media in health promotion

PART 3: SETTINGS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION

13. Health promotion in schools

14. Health promotion in the workplace

15. Health promotion in neighbourhoods

16. Health promotion in health services

17. Health promotion in prisons

PART 4: IMPLEMENTING HEALTH PROMOTION

18. Assessing health needs

19. Planning health promotion interventions

20. Evaluation inhealth promotion

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