HSCI 305 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Ottawa Charter For Health Promotion

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HSCI 305
DAY 1
September 7, 2017
True or False
1. T
2. F
3. F
4. F (21st not 20th)
5. T more docs per capita
6. F
7. B
What is Canada
- Is a constitutional monarchy
o The Head of State is a king or queen
o Elected Parliament passes legislation
o The Prime Minister is the head of Government
Is a federation
- Central “federal” government
- Ten provincial governments, and three territories
o Both levels of government are constitutionally equal in power with different
responsibilities
1 = Provincial
2 = Federal
3 = Both mostly provincial
8 = P
Health
- WHO definition of health: “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being,
and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”
- The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion affirms social, economic and environmental
aspects of “health”. In order to be healthy: “an individual or group must be able to
identify and to realize aspirations, to satisfy needs, and to change or cope with the
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True or false: t, f, f, f (21st not 20th, t more docs per capita, f, b. Is a constitutional monarchy: the head of state is a king or queen, elected parliament passes legislation, the prime minister is the head of government. Ten provincial governments, and three territories: both levels of government are constitutionally equal in power with different responsibilities. Who definition of health: a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity . The ottawa charter for health promotion affirms social, economic and environmental aspects of health . In order to be healthy: an individual or group must be able to identify and to realize aspirations, to satisfy needs, and to change or cope with the environment . Systems: a set of connected things or parts forming a complex whole, in particular, a set of principles of procedures according to which something is done, an organized scheme or method.

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