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					Health Education
         By
 Dr. Hamda Qotba,
 B.Med.Sc, M.D, ABCM
      What is
Health Education???

  • Process that informs, motivates, and
    helps people to adopt and maintain
    healthy practices and life styles.




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           Objectives
• Informing people
• Motivating people
• Guiding into action


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Approach to public health

    • Regulatory approach
    • Service approach
    • Educational approach




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    New ideas and practices

      •   Awareness
      •   Interest
      •   Evaluation
      •   Trial
      •   Adoption


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          Principles
• Interest
                       • Learning by doing
• Participation
                       • Soil, seed, sower
• Known to
  unknown              • Good human
                         relation
• Comprehension
                       • Leaders
• Reinforcement
• Motivation

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           Communication
    •   Communicator
    •   Message
    •   Audience
    •   Channels of communication




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    Communication barriers
• Physiological
     • Difficulties in hearing, expression
• Psychological
     • Emotional disturbance
• Environmental
     • Noise, invisibility
• Cultural
     • Knowledge, custom, believe, religion
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Practice of health education
    • Individual and family
    • Education to general public
        • T.V
        • Radio     Mass media is less effective
        • Press     in changing human behavior
        • Films
        • Health magazine
        • Posters
        • Health exhibition
        • Health museum
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     Group health education
     • Lectures                      • Institute
     • Film and charts               • Role playing
     • Group discussion              • Demonstration
     • Panel discussion              • Programmed
                                       instruction
     • Symposium                     • Stimulation and
     • Workshop                        exercise


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