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Approaches to health education
Health promotion is the process and method of raising awareness on health related issues by making the public more aware on a particular subject or showing negative consequences which help change or alter a person’s behaviour or thinking. This is done so that these specific campaign or advertisements almost have a control over anindividual’s future and present choices based around their health and wellbeing. Though these promotions are specifically designed to target and be personalised to each individual but aims to cover a wide target audience at the same time. This can be conveyed through advertisements such as: television advertisements, radio adverts, leaflets, posters, website advertisements, social media and many more, though these are the most significant uses of advertisement used to target a large scale of the public.
There have been several reputable landmarks that have been successful in raising awareness of health promotion to the world, ensuring that they have provided a substantial amount of knowledge and attentiveness so that each target audience acknowledges if not corresponds to the information provided by these landmarks. One of these landmarks being the Ottawa charter which enables people to take control and responsibility over their own health to empower an improvement on each individuals life’s to make a positive different to their wellbeing. Through reaching this level of complete wellbeing, will develop people to achieve their aspirations and goals in life, leading to them meeting their need, which provides a coping mechanism to remain stable and content with everything else in their life. According to the Ottawa charter, Health is seen as a resource for everyday life which benefits a individuals wellbeing and not the objective of surviving. It is viewed as a positive thing that emphasizes social and personal…...

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