Promoting Health - eBook VST , 7th Edition

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By Jane Taylor, PhD, M Hlth Prom, Grad Cert Int Hlth, BEd and Lily O'Hara, PhD, M Pub Hlth, Postgrad Cert Hlth Prom, BScPhD, M Pub Hlth, Postgrad Cert Hlth Prom, BSc
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The seventh edition of Promoting Health is an essential book for a range of health practitioners to guide their health promotion practice within a comprehensive primary health care context.

With a new author team featuring Jane Taylor and Lily O'Hara, the book explores the socio-ecological determinants of health and wellbeing as a foundation for holistic, ecological, salutogenic health promotion practice. The health promotion practice cycle, including evidence-based community assessment, program planning, implementation and evaluation, is described in detail. The book also includes chapters on five health promotion action areas.

Promoting Health is a comprehensive, easy-to-understand resource that students and practitioners will find themselves returning to throughout their studies and professional practice.

Key Features
  • Grounded in internationally recognised WHO health promotion frameworks including the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion and subsequent charters and declarations
  • The role of systemic determinants of health and wellbeing including the social, economic, cultural, political, natural and built environments for a sustainable future
  • Sets of questions on putting the Ottawa Charter into practice
  • Tables that map chapter content to relevant International Union for Health Promotion and Education core competencies
  • More to Explore sections with additional resources
  • Reflective questions that enable consolidation of learning through practice activities

New to this Edition
  • Updated framework for health promotion practice including distinction between comprehensive and selective primary health care approaches, and the addition of the health promotion practice cycle
  • Introduction to the values and principles of critical health promotion and their application within a comprehensive primary health care context
  • Increased focus on indigenous perspectives, with current Australian and New Zealand examples
  • Quizzes to check understanding of the content of each chapter
ISBN vst-9780729588959
Table of Content

Part 1: Health promotion development and concepts
· Chapter 1: Health promotion in context
· Chapter 2: Core concepts informing health promotion practice
· Chapter 3: Ecological sustainability and human health and wellbeing

Part 2: Health promotion practice
· Chapter 4: Program development and evaluation
· Chapter 5: Healthy public policy: creating environments and settings that support wellbeing and health promotion
· Chapter 6: Community development action for social and environmental change
· Chapter 7: Health education and health literacy
· Chapter 8: Health information and social marketing
· Chapter 9: Immunisation, screening, risk assessment and surveillance

Author Information By Jane Taylor, PhD, M Hlth Prom, Grad Cert Int Hlth, BEd, Associate Professor in Public Health (Health Promotion), University of the Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia and Lily O'Hara, PhD, M Pub Hlth, Postgrad Cert Hlth Prom, BScPhD, M Pub Hlth, Postgrad Cert Hlth Prom, BSc, Associate Professor in Public Health (Health Promotion), Qatar University, Qatar
Publication Date 11-11-2020
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