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Health Science Guide: Health Promotion

This Guide has been created to help Bachelor of Health Science students find useful Library resources

Welcome to Health Promotion

"Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. To reach a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, an individual or group must be able to identify and to realize aspirations, to satisfy needs, and to change or cope with the environment. Health is, therefore, seen as a resource for everyday life, not the objective of living. Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities. Therefore, health promotion is not just the responsibility of the health sector, but goes beyond healthy life-styles to well-being" (World Health Organization, 2016)

Health Promotion Websites

Health Promotion Books

Health Promotion Journal Articles

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