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- Community matters - why outbreak responses need to integrate health promotionCommunities are characterized by common interests, common ecology, and common social system or structure. These characteristics, qualities, and processes involved in the community affect both health behaviors and health outcomes during disease outbreaks. Hence, health promotion theorists and practitioners emphasize working ‘with’ rather than ‘on’ communities. They believe health promotion, with all its experiences in […]
- The use of focus groups as a basis for planning and implementing culturally appropriate health promotion among people with diabetes in the Arab communityObjective: The main study objective was to identify perceived barriers to achieving glycemic control among the Arab population in Israel, by both members of the Arab community with type 2 diabetes and by primary care teams working with the Arab community. Methods: A series of six focus groups using qualitative research methodology were conducted in […]
- La reforma de las competencias esenciales y la formacion en materia de salud en Africa desde la perspectiva de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible
- Health education and promotion at the site of an emergency: experience from the Chinese Wenchuan earthquake responseTheories and strategies of social mobilization, capacity building, mass and interpersonal communication, as well as risk communication and behavioral change were used to develop health education and promotion campaigns to decrease and prevent injuries and infectious diseases among the survivors of the Wenchuan earthquake in May 2008. We evaluated the effectiveness of the campaigns and […]
- La reforme des competences essentielles et la formation en sante en Afrique dans la perspective des Objectifs de developpement durable
- Community matters - why outbreak responses need to integrate health promotion
- Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly closesThe Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly closed on 28 May 2016 after approving resolutions on WHO’s Framework for Engagement with Non-State Actors; the Sustainable Development Goals; the International Health Regulations.
- WHO public health advice regarding the Olympics and Zika virusWHO Public Health Advice Regarding the Olympics and Zika virus
- Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly updateDelegates at the World Health Assembly have agreed resolutions and decisions on air pollution, chemicals, the health workforce, childhood obesity, violence, noncommunicable diseases, and the election of the next Director-General.
- Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly closes