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Health education and health promotion in the Pacific islands

Josephine Gagliardi

Health education and health promotion in the Pacific islands

background to the Pacific island countries and territories health education and health promotion declaration, Noumea, 1997

by Josephine Gagliardi

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Published by South Pacific Commission in Noumea, New Caledonia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania.
    • Subjects:
    • Health education -- Oceania.,
    • Health promotion -- Oceania.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesEducation sanitaire et promotion de la sante dans les iles du Pacifique :
      Statement[compiled by Josephine Gagliardi].
      ContributionsSouth Pacific Commission. Health Promotion Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA557 .G34 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 33, iii, 33 p. ;
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL447109M
      ISBN 109822035640
      LC Control Number98160567
      OCLC/WorldCa37607863

      Description. Step by step course companion for dental nurses studying for the Certificate in Oral Health Education. Topics covered include dental structures, anatomy and physiology, oral diseases and prevention, the principles of education, oral health and society, promoting oral health in the 21st century, patient communication, project planning and workplace assignments. Benchmarking; Health Promotion; Pacific Islands. Language English. Type Book. Metadata Show full item record. Collections. Information products [] Related items. Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject. Brief reports received from governments on the progress of their health activities .

      Western Pacific; Case Studies in Global School Health Promotion offers a world of insights, ideas, and guidance to those addressing social determinants of health at this formative stage, including: education and health policy makers; professionals and administrators; and researchers in national governments, universities, local schools. Pacific County provides health education and promotion services on a variety of health topics including: Substance Use Prevention, Tobacco Prevention & Control, Obesity Prevention, Mental Health promotion, Nutrition, and Physical Activity. The majority of our health education occurs directly in our local schools with students at multiple grade.

        The new edition of the highly successful Foundations for Health Promotion continues to offer a wealth of information in a unique, user-friendly format. Containing over artworks, tables and 'pull out' boxes, this helpful text covers the theory, strategies and methods, settings and implementation of health promotion. Applicable to a wide range of health and social care professionals and Reviews: 1. Traditional Health Practicies Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders often seek the services of traditional healing practitioners (Palafox & Warren A., ). For Native Hawaiians, some of the commonly used traditional healing practices include.


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The Eighth Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Islands and Countries in Madang, Papua New Guinea in called for revitalization of Healthy Islands to fit the evolving. Health classes can help you optimize your health. As part of your PacificSource medical coverage, you may be able to participate in health education classes and receive reimbursement.

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