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Chapter 3

NSG 2113 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Assisted Living, Health Care, Essential Medicines

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NSG 2113
Jacques Barbier

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Health Promotion
Teaching and Learning / Client Education
** WHO Defines Health Promotion (1984)  the proess of ealig people to irease otrol oer, ad
improve, their health 16: Birth Date of the New Health Prootio
2 key events:
1. Release of EPP Report
2. Development of Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion
Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion (1986)
Caada’s lueprit for WHO’s goal of Health For All & adopted WHO’s def of health&HP
Presented @ 1st international conference on HP & Signed by delegates from 38 counties
Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion (WHO, 1986) ******
Health is a resoure for eeryday life, ot the ojetie of liig’
Prerequisites for Health
1. Peace
2. Shelter
3. Education
4. Food
5. Income
6. Stable ecosystem
7. Sustainable resources
8. Social justice and equity
EPP Report
Jake Epp, Can. Minister of Health & Welfare
Bega deelopig Caada’s lueprit for eetig WHO’s goal for Health For All 2000
Published Achieving Health For All: A Framework for Health Promotion (1986)
3 Major Health Challenges Facing Canadians
1. Reducing inequities
2. Increasing prevention
3. Enhancing capacity
3 Broad Health Promotion Strategies
Fostering public participation
Strengthening community health services
Coordinating healthy public policies
Summary: Health Promotion Approaches ******
1. Biomedical
2. Behavioural/Lifestyle
3. Socio-environmental (Labonte, 1993)
Biomedical Approach
Expansion of scientific knowledge
Focus on preventive health care (prevent disease+disability) + decreae risk factors; hypertension
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