ERIC Number: ED301544
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Education for Health. A Manual on Health Education in Primary Health Care.
World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland).
The first chapter of this book explores the relationship between health and the behavior of individuals, groups and communities, using examples to show specific ways in which behavior influences health. Chapter 2 offers advice on ways to establish good relationships within the community. Planning forms the focus of the third chapter, describing methods for collecting information, setting priorities and objectives and evaluating results. Subsequent chapters concentrate on the counseling of individuals and families, health education of groups, and working with the community as a whole. The concluding chapter presents advice on using local resources and the media to communicate health messages. (JD)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Delivery Systems, Family Health, Health Education, Information Dissemination, Primary Health Care, Program Development, Public Health
WHO Publications Center USA, 49 Seridan Ave., Albany, NY 12210 ($27.20).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Health Organization, Geneva (Switzerland).