KINE 2P41 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Canadian Tire, National Health Insurance, Melanoma
DepartmentPhysical Education and Kinesiology
Course CodeKINE 2P41
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WEEK 2: HEALTH, IS IT NECESSARY?
Dening health promoon
Health promoon: individuals clashing with society
"According to your mission and vision, Health Canada's goal is for Canada to be among the
countries with the healthiest people in the world"
oRelies on high-quality scienc research as the basis for their work
oConducts ongoing consultaons with Canadians to determine how to best meet their
long-term health care needs
oCommunicates informaon about disease prevenon to protect Canadians from
oEncourages Canadians to take an acve role in their health, such as increasing their level
of physical acvity and eang well
Do you accept Health Canada's vison as a member of this country?
oWhat do you do to realize this vision of a healthy society?
oPeople are not dying from pneumonia anymore?
WHAT HAS CHANGED??
Takes about 70$ to make someone live
huge decline in illness caused by germs/infecon
Huge increase in illness caused by lifestyle factors
oShould society provide us with ways to combat infecons?
Should we help addicons
Should we help people who are obese
Should we help people who are alcoholic
Should we do things to improve the health of everyone? Even lifestyle diseases?
Health Canada says yes
Accident vs choice
No one chooses to have an infecon
Does anyone choose to become addicted to food, cigare<es, or
By 2020, 70% of death in the world will be caused by
Stroke, Heart disease, Diabetes, and Cancers
All these deaths could be avoided with proper nutrion,
exercise, and preventave treatments by healthcare providers
World Health Organizaon
"Health: a state of physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease
oHealth is not the absence of illness
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