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Elsevier Health Sciences
Health Promotion: Foundations for Practice / Edition 2

Health Promotion: Foundations for Practice / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9780702024481
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/21/2000
Series: Public Health and Health Promotion Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 9.63(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Dr Jennie Naidoo BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE is Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Professor Jane Wills BA, MA, MSc, PGCE is Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK

Table of Contents

Introduction; Section 1; the theory of Health Promotion; concepts of Health; Influences on health; Measuring health; Defining health promotion; Models and approaches to health promotion; Ethical Issues in health promotion; the politics of health promotion. Section 2: Strategies and Methods; Partnerships for health-working together; Public health work; working with communities and community development; Helping people to change using the mass media in health promotion. Sections 3: Settings for Health Promotion: Health promotion in the workplace; Helath promotion in schools; Health promotion in primary healthcare and hospitals. Section 4: Working for Health Promotion: Assessing health needs; Planning health promotion interventions; Evaluation in health promotion.

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