What strategies help to promote the health of individuals?

What strategies help to promote the health of individuals?2017-04-03T21:39:29+10:00

What strategies help to promote the health of individuals? is the last critical question for Better Health for Individuals. What strategies help to promote the health of individuals? begins by looking at what health promotion is and then moves into the more content heavy dot points.

What strategies help to promote the health of individuals? seeks to apply the knowledge gained from the first two critical questions: What does health mean to individuals? and What influences the health of individuals? Particularly the responsibility for health promotion is a fall out of the health determinants and the idea of health as a social construct. This results in various people, organisations etc being responsible for the promotion of health in our society.

What strategies help to promote the health of individuals? introduces the various forms of health promotion and requires you to assess the effectiveness of health promotion initiatives. Of key importance for HSC PDHPE are the last two dot points: The Ottawa Charter and the principles of social justice. These two dot points greatly influence What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities? and How are priority issues for Australia’s health identified? in Core 1: Health Priorities in Australia for HSC PDHPE.

What strategies help to promote the health of individuals? has the following dot points:

  • what is health promotion
  • responsibility for health promotion
  • health promotion approaches and strategies
  • the Ottawa Charter as an effective health promotion framework
  • principles of social justice

By the end of the critical question What strategies help to promote the health of individuals? you should begin to understand that there are many strategies working together from multiple parties covering the whole range of health determinants, in order to produce the best health promotion possible. Good health is only achievable when as much power as possible is given back to the individual so that they can improve their health.