Health Promotion is an important skill area for Public Health professionals, and is integral to achieving population health. The module covers four main areas, aimed at providing an insight into the concepts, history and applications of Health Promotion. It comprises a brief theoretical understanding of Health Promotion as well as practical skills in planning and implementing effective and appropriate Health Promotion programmes and activities. The module also identifies the main characteristics of Health Promotion projects and explores how Health Promotion has been interpreted in the Southern African context.

Nikki Schaay, Marian Clifford, Ruth Stern, Lucy Alexander
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